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fertile test

Discussion in 'Quail' started by kostis, May 27, 2011.

  1. kostis

    kostis New Egg

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    Good morning to all,
    Hello, I have 30 Coturnix coturnix quail in 2 quail pens, they have started to lay eggs, 3 days ago, I am planning to sell the eggs for hatch, can you tell me how I can test if the eggs are fertile???
     
  2. Stellar

    Stellar The Quail Lady

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    You can incubate the eggs and try to candle them, you can break open eggs and see if there is a bullseye or not, or incubate them and see if they hatch [​IMG]
     
  3. weirdturkeyfreak

    weirdturkeyfreak Chillin' With My Peeps

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    put them up to the light and if they have a weird spot in the interior that's how ya know
     
  4. kostis

    kostis New Egg

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    thank you very much for your answer, I 'll do the first,should I do it more than 1 time, to ensure that all eggs during breeding season would be fertile???
     
  5. kostis

    kostis New Egg

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    thanks weirdturkeyfreak for your answer!!!
     
  6. JJMR794

    JJMR794 Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:
    I have 30 Coturnix coturnix quail in 2 quail pens

    YEAH... THAT AINT GONNA WORK TOO WELL HERE [​IMG]
     
  7. joe125

    joe125 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:
    I have 30 Coturnix coturnix quail in 2 quail pens

    YEAH... THAT AINT GONNA WORK TOO WELL HERE [​IMG]

    X2
    That's all I'm going to say.....
     
  8. MobyQuail

    MobyQuail c. giganticus

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    Quote:Hello There! Welcome to Quail, I have white coturnix japonica. so how old and what color of Quail do you have? are they ~8 wks? are they brown, white, red?

    How many roos to hens do you think you have per cage?

    and how big/wide/high are your cages?

    best of luck!
     
  9. kostis

    kostis New Egg

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    Quote:Hello There! Welcome to Quail, I have white coturnix japonica. so how old and what color of Quail do you have? are they ~8 wks? are they brown, white, red?

    How many roos to hens do you think you have per cage?

    and how big/wide/high are your cages?

    best of luck!

    Thanks everyone for your answer, I am gratefull.
    Well I got those quail:
    http://www.naturephoto-cz.com/quail:coturnix-coturnix-photo-1177.html

    I had hatch those birds now there are 8 and a half weeks I think, I ve got 2 flight pens, where its pen got 15 birds, 10 hens and 5 roosts, pen size its 3x3x2 meter...
    Have a perfect night everyone!
     

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