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First time hatching quail

Discussion in 'Quail' started by Plucky Clucks, Jan 1, 2016.

  1. Plucky Clucks

    Plucky Clucks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I currently have 2 Ameraucana eggs in a home made incubator on day 14 looking good. Yesterday I received 15 quail eggs in the mail that have been resting for 24 hours. Any advice on successfully incubating both in the same incubator at the same time? 3 of the quail eggs were damaged so I'll be setting 12 today and I really want to give them the best chance.
     
  2. Shamo123

    Shamo123 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If you had a spare incubator/hatcher you could have just moved the americauna eggs there for lockdown.

    If you've only got the one incubator (which I'm assuming you do?) then i guess you could just keep them all together and hope for the best, obviously the 2 current eggs will hatch much sooner but as long as the chicks don't go crazy and start kicking/crushing the quail eggs you may be OK, just don't leave them in for too long.
     
    Last edited: Jan 2, 2016

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