Do Texas A&M Quail Hatch from Non-Speckled Eggs?

Discussion in 'Quail' started by RainForestBird, Oct 22, 2016.

  1. RainForestBird

    RainForestBird Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Just wondering if the pure white or cream colored eggs hatch A&M quail? I noticed that my A&M quail lay eggs with no spots, but they just started laying and maybe its just a fluke. The brown ones seem to lay speckled eggs. I really prefer the quail with color, so if this is the case I would just weed out the white / cream eggs and incubate the speckled eggs.
     
  2. eHuman

    eHuman Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It's a noob egg misprint. I just got one from a 6 week old last night. It will sort itself out. It is perfectly edible but not likely fertile.
     
  3. pkhunter

    pkhunter Chillin' With My Peeps

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    A&Ms will lay a speckled egg just like your brown quail. I cant never get an off colored egg to hatch so I just feed them back to my quail.
     
  4. RainForestBird

    RainForestBird Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Good to know. I get them when they are shipped to me from online sellers so maybe they shouldn't be sending them, and passing them off as fertile.
     
  5. poultrymad

    poultrymad Out Of The Brooder

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    I have the odd one come of the quail occasionally can be from any coloured bird. They just go in the incubator with the rest and they hatch as well as the rest. Only difference between them and a normal egg is the colour.
     

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