Getting eggs in the next couple of days. First time quail hatch.

Discussion in 'Quail' started by krstms, Jan 31, 2011.

  1. krstms

    krstms MO Hick Chick

    Sep 23, 2009
    Missouri
    I cant wait!!!! [​IMG] I am supposed to be getting 50+ Jumbo browns and 15+ Texas A&Ms in the mail within the next couple of days. It will be my first ever quail hatch (I have never owned quail either) and I was wondering if anyone had any advice or if anyone wanted to join my hatch with me. I'll be setting approx 24 hrs after they arrive so anyone in the ballpark is welcome to join.
     
  2. rjs55555

    rjs55555 Out Of The Brooder

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    Read the posts on the sticky at the top pf the forum. there is a post on Coturnix basics. It reads like a Coturnix Quail for Dummies book. Lots of information that will help you!
     
  3. krstms

    krstms MO Hick Chick

    Sep 23, 2009
    Missouri
    Thanx
     
  4. joe125

    joe125 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 20, 2010
    Sorry I can't do a hatch along with you, but your jumbo brown, and jumbo whites, should do quite well!

    Just follow the incubation and hatching regiment, and...No worries!

    Best of luck to you and anyone else that joins in!!
     
  5. krstms

    krstms MO Hick Chick

    Sep 23, 2009
    Missouri
    Crap, do to the storm one lady didnt get my eggs sent. Now I'm not sure how to do this since I ordered some from someone else that is coming in any day. I only have one bator and was hoping to get them in together. [​IMG] STUPID STORM- I cant wait for spring!!!!!!!
     
  6. krstms

    krstms MO Hick Chick

    Sep 23, 2009
    Missouri
    Thanks Joe, I'm really looking forward to seeing the little buggers hatch. I bet they are tiny.
     
  7. joe125

    joe125 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 20, 2010
    Quote:Yes, they start out small, but they get bigger!
    Much bigger!
     
  8. JJMR794

    JJMR794 Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:STAGGERED HATCH SHOULD BE NO REAL PROBLEM... SET THE EGGS AS AVAILABLE, I IMAGINE THE DELAY WILL BE MINIMAL? WHEN SET NUMBER 2 ARRIVES ADD THEM, WHEN SET #1 REACHES LOCKDOWN JUST UP THE HUMIDITY AND STOP TURNING SET #1... THE INCREASE IN HUMIDITY FOR SHORT ADDITIONAL TIME SHOULD DO NO HARM TO SET #2
     

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