Day Six Candling: Almost all alive!

Discussion in 'Quail' started by iamcuriositycat, Mar 23, 2013.

  1. iamcuriositycat

    iamcuriositycat Songster

    Jul 30, 2009
    Charlotte, NC
    My incubator's been fluctuating in temp from 97 to 101, so I bought more quail eggs than I actually wanted to hatch, because I figured they wouldn't all make it. And they may not.

    But imagine my surprise, upon candling tonight, to discover that I have at least 16, and possibly all 18, live babies (too were too dark to be sure--one of those appeared to be clear and the other appeared to be alive--but again, too dark to be sure).

    I guess I'll be selling baby quail before long! :) I love quail hatches--how they all seem to pop out at the same time, and they're so FAST and also the most adorable creatures in the world. Just in time for Easter!

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