Ditch the button quail egg.

Discussion in 'Quail' started by Hmoobthor, Aug 2, 2013.

  1. Hmoobthor

    Hmoobthor Out Of The Brooder

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    all 6 but 8 hatch....

    2 egg left in the incubator and just the temp are on..

    it's day 18 ...

    when to ditch the dupe egg? I don't see any wobbling or shaking...

    also is it common to lose baby chick? I got a little one that isn't going to make it..
     
  2. juwjuw

    juwjuw New Egg

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    we waited three days after just in case of heat or moisture flux
     
  3. GrandmaBird

    GrandmaBird Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes sometimes you loose a chick or two. but a hatch rate of 6 out of 8 is great! Congrats! Now the fun begins!

    do keep the others in the incubator for 3-4 more days then yucan open them of just toss them. Good luck.
     
  4. Hmoobthor

    Hmoobthor Out Of The Brooder

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    the last two egg are a duh...

    they are not going to hatch..I see no sign of wobbling or chirping...

    I left them in there for over 2-3 days now since the hatch. Will take down the incubator and toss the egg out..

    I lost my smallest chick..it was so weak.. very sad but never the less I am very happy for the other chicks!

    They are eating and running around together in a pack drinking water and eating...it like a pack of wolf...drink, eat and run to sleep
     

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