Going to get some eggs!!! PIC ADDED!!

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by magikchick, Mar 14, 2009.

  1. magikchick

    magikchick ~FEATHERFOOTED DIVA~

    Apr 21, 2007
    SW Florida
    My friend Lisa is giving me some quail eggs! I'm going over this afternoon to pick them up. Got my bator going and hoping for a good hatch this time.[​IMG]
    Last edited: Mar 14, 2009
  2. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Crowing

    Aug 3, 2007
    Oberlin, OH
    I saw baby quail for the first time last year at a local feed store. I never realized how small they are when hatched. Good hatching vibes coming your way!! [​IMG]
  3. citalk2much

    citalk2much Twilight Blessings Farm

    Dec 22, 2008
    GR MI: TN bound!
    Best of luck!
  4. monarc23

    monarc23 Coturnix Obsessed

    Jul 18, 2008
    Indiana, Pennsylvania
    yay congrats! [​IMG]
  5. magikchick

    magikchick ~FEATHERFOOTED DIVA~

    Apr 21, 2007
    SW Florida
    Just got back from Lisa's and look what I got, 40 speckled corturnix eggs.


    I also got 10 silkie eggs and 4 silkie chicks. Thank you Lisa!

    They are all snug in my bator.[​IMG] Except the chicks they are in the brooder.[​IMG]
    Last edited: Mar 14, 2009
  6. TheDuckCrew

    TheDuckCrew Songster

    Feb 21, 2009
    wow! those eggs are so cool!! i love the colors. good luck with your eggs!! i hope they all hatch!
  7. Speckled quail eggs would make some NEAT Christmas tree ornaments if they were blown.
  8. magikchick

    magikchick ~FEATHERFOOTED DIVA~

    Apr 21, 2007
    SW Florida
    Quote:Maybe by Christmas I'll have enought quail to try that.[​IMG]
  9. I can't wait for some to hatch. My results have been less than spectacular thus far, but I have seen some people wo say its like watch ing popcorn pop when they start hatching, that sounds too cool to watch!! I can't wait to get a clutch of em going again, and to watch as you post more about yours hatching!
  10. magikchick

    magikchick ~FEATHERFOOTED DIVA~

    Apr 21, 2007
    SW Florida
    My first try was with shipped eggs that went out during Christmas time. Out of 17 eggs only 2 hatched. I picked these up myself and handled them with care. So I'm hoping for better results this time.[​IMG]

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