Eggs; please help

Discussion in 'Quail' started by Kneedles, Nov 25, 2014.

  1. Kneedles

    Kneedles Chillin' With My Peeps

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    At the beginning of the month I bought a trio of female CPQ for my male, and approximately a week ago I was surprised to find that one of them had already produced three eggs. Some more have been produced since then. The problem is that I have no way to hatch them; none of the females have gone broody (I know that this is a rare occurrence) and there is no way that I can afford an artificial incubator. Is there anything that I can do about this?
     
  2. Invision

    Invision Chillin' With My Peeps

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    just look up "cooler incubator" or "home made incubator" on YouTube, basically you just need the right heat and humidity. Home Depot + light socket plus thermostat.
     
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  3. Invision

    Invision Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sorry you probably don't have home depot but you get what I am saying I hope.
     
  4. Tony K T

    Tony K T Overrun With Chickens

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    You could hatch them under a bantam hen.
    In N.H.,Tony.
     
  5. Kneedles

    Kneedles Chillin' With My Peeps

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    There is a high risk of transmitting diseases to the eggs, though.
     
  6. Tony K T

    Tony K T Overrun With Chickens

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    No actually bantams make great hatching machines.Clean legged bantams are best as mites usually go for furry legged birds.Let the bantams hatch them and then pull them and brood them yourself as the chicks will not stay with "mom" unless caged with no holes what so ever.
    In N.H.,Tony.
     

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