Disappointing Coturnix Hatch

Discussion in 'Quail' started by Adri_San27, Oct 14, 2009.

  1. Adri_San27

    Adri_San27 Out Of The Brooder

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    I've lost count of the days now (probably 25 by now). I had a single chick hatch early, but it died the next day. Temperature is around 100 F, not sure exact humidity but I have the Hoverbator with the sections for water to create proper humidity. I've had a couple eggs get splits in them and start leaking---anyone know what causes this? Some of the eggs feel heavier than the others, like there might be a chick inside. Is it time to throw in the towl and dump them??
     
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  2. laputa

    laputa Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sorry to hear the disappointing result, but I am pretty sure nothing will come out after 25 days. Are these shipped eggs?
     
  3. Adri_San27

    Adri_San27 Out Of The Brooder

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    Yep >_<
     
  4. KellyHM

    KellyHM Overrun With Chickens

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    They probably got too damaged during shipping. I would say it's time to dump them and try again. Sorry. [​IMG]
     
  5. Adri_San27

    Adri_San27 Out Of The Brooder

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    Nooooo lol. I think I'm going to try ordering from a different company next time. The first eggs they gave me all hatched brown (every single one even though I ordered an assortment!!) and now this batch failed. *sighs*
     
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  6. KellyHM

    KellyHM Overrun With Chickens

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    I would offer to ship you some, but they'd be coming cross country, so not sure if you want to gamble on that. I have brown, white, golden, rosetta, and tuxedo.
     
  7. Adri_San27

    Adri_San27 Out Of The Brooder

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    Actually that would be awesome! The rosetta's have been kind of hard to find, and I only have one tuxedo and no goldens!!
     
  8. Emilys3guppies

    Emilys3guppies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sounds like they were scrambled during shipping.

    Is your bator a still air?
     
  9. Adri_San27

    Adri_San27 Out Of The Brooder

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    Yes it is
     
  10. KellyHM

    KellyHM Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:Ok, if you want I'll send them to you for $15. That should cover shipping. My PayPal e-mail is [email protected] and I can probably get you a couple dozen to send out by Monday.
     

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