EVERMORE RANCH....Look, I'm incubating your eggs!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by 1lpoock, Dec 30, 2009.

  1. 1lpoock

    1lpoock Spruce Creek Waterfowl

    Apr 20, 2009
    Sandusky, Ohio
    Look what arrived today....
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    What could it be...
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    Newspaper??
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    Bubble Wrap...
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    Button Quail Eggs!
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    Nice colors and sooo small....
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    14 Partridge Silkie eggs, 1 Mille Fleur D'uccle, 13 Button Quail
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  2. GraceAK

    GraceAK Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How exciting!
    A similar thing happened to me a few days ago. I got a box in the mail, and was scared it would be my hatching eggs, because my incubator hadn't come in the mail yet! [​IMG] [​IMG] It was the items that I ordered along with my eggs from MPC, but no eggs thank goodness! (how often do you hear that!) My incubator came the next day. I have it running and I'm perfecting my temp control of it... now if only those eggs would come! [​IMG] [​IMG]

    Those quail eggs are so cute! I would love to raise quail... To tell the truth, Im not sure why I don't! [​IMG]

    edited because quail are the bee's knees
     
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  3. PandoraTaylor

    PandoraTaylor RT Poultry n Things

    Jun 29, 2009
    Alaska
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    button Quail are soooo neat...

    Those eggs look pretty, I think I need some for my incubator (testing temp & Humidity already Running)....
     
  4. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    I've never hatched anything that tiny, how would you keep them alive?
     
  5. silkieflock

    silkieflock Out Of The Brooder

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    wow! those eggs are tiny! [​IMG] I am waiting for my silkies to start laying so I can start hatching them. Keep us updated. Want to know how it goes.
    please let us know what temp/humidity you use, any glitches(hopefully none:oops:) as you go along. I want to know what to expect.
     
  6. Bantimna

    Bantimna Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 29, 2009
    South Africa
    Are the button quail eggs supposed to be in so many colours?

    Happy Hatching an New Years
     
  7. 1lpoock

    1lpoock Spruce Creek Waterfowl

    Apr 20, 2009
    Sandusky, Ohio
    I'm not sure what colors they are supposed to be, I think they can be a range of colors....hopefully some quail person sees this so they can answer that....

    So far I've been keeping the temp at 99.5-101 at the top of the eggs. I have an automatic turner in there also. The humidity is steady at 50% give or take a few....i'll keep everyone updated.
     
  8. Evermore Ranch

    Evermore Ranch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Glad they made it. Hope you enjoyed the tiny button eggs. I think they are so cute. remember they take 16-18 days (i tend to get them on day 16). And the egg color can range greatly. I tried to give you a good variety of color. They are laying like crazy!
     
  9. silkieflock

    silkieflock Out Of The Brooder

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    Quote:Which ones take 16-18 days? quail or silkie? I am guessing quail since you mention color range. silkies take 21 days?

    How are your silkies laying? Do you have any available?
     
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  10. Evermore Ranch

    Evermore Ranch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The button Quail Sorry for any confusion
     

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