Eggxperiment...........

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by katheria, Aug 7, 2011.

  1. katheria

    katheria Chillin' With My Peeps

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    well summer has decided to hit texas with a vengeance here...........
    after loosing 40+ quail to the heat and 2 ducks...........

    my house is a zoo right now with 260+ birds living in nice a/c LMAO

    about a week ago decided to just do a experiment

    I left 30+ quail eggs outside in a smaller Styrofoam box
    with a sponge for humidity

    well i just finished candling the eggs

    all 30 are developing ....

    seems i dont need a incubator this summer at all...............

    ill keep it updated...
    ill candle in 5 days and see how they are....
     
  2. al6517

    al6517 Real Men can Cook

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    260 birds inside a house [​IMG], here in Ok our temps have been worst and for longer and I would never consider moving not one inside for a second. I wish you luck but what about the horrible stench, your stronger than I.
     
  3. Wolftalk

    Wolftalk Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The Coop :)
    thats alot of birds
     
  4. Arielle

    Arielle Chicken Obsessed

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    Do what works for you! Wish I had AC myself.

    Do keep us posted on your eggs periment--just read a story of a guy who put a 4 eggs in a glass bowl, a bit of water and put a lamp over it; Just to show his DW that hatching is NOT difficult and got 2 to hatch. So you may do very well if the weather holds!!!

    When life gives you lemons, make lemonade.
     
  5. datchiikasam

    datchiikasam Out Of The Brooder

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    I know how you feel with temps here reaching almost 100, i had to bring 2 of my baby silkies inside after almost losing one.
     
  6. mstricer

    mstricer Overrun With Chickens

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    Our temps here in Ohio aren't that high, but the humidity is a horrible. I use a mister on my hose to keep the girls cool. You could try that. I don't think I will be moving to Texas in the near or far future. LOL Way to hot.
     

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