Good hatching vibes, please! - UPDATE - Pics now

Discussion in 'Quail' started by Epona142, Sep 12, 2009.

  1. Epona142

    Epona142 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yesterday was day 14 on my quail eggs, 60 from shelleyd2008, and 10 I got from shay20.

    I've had some very poor results hatching quail, I've never hatched more than TEN. [​IMG]

    This time, I practically ignored the incubator (Brisnea 20) except to turn the eggs and add water. Now it's on lockdown.

    Everyone, please, I need good hatching vibes!! This is my last go with quail. If I do poorly AGAIN, I am giving up.

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  2. _lizzer_

    _lizzer_ Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Good luck! I am a true believer that they hatch better if you ignore them!

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  3. ken429h

    ken429h Out to Lunch

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    I'm not currently hatching anything, so you can have all my hatching vibes!
    Just based on the number of eggs set; You should get way more than 10 this time. Even at a slightly low 50% hatch rate, you should get at least 35 good (bator to brooder) chicks. Just my guess. Your results may vary [​IMG]

    Not sure about ignoring an incubator, but trying to over tweak one usually does more harm than good.

    Best of luck with your hatch, and please let us know what happens 4-6 days from now.

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  4. ChickBond 007

    ChickBond 007 Licensed to Cull

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  5. Emilys3guppies

    Emilys3guppies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I hope your hatch goes well!

    I hear ya on poor hatches...I just got 3 out of 22 eggs. But, 3 is better than none. LOL.
     
  6. eggsrcool

    eggsrcool Sussex Fanatic

    Sending good vibes [​IMG]
     
  7. Epona142

    Epona142 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you everyone. Here's hoping for at least a halfway decent hatch finally!
     
  8. shelleyd2008

    shelleyd2008 the bird is the word

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    [​IMG] Good luck! It is very hard to mess these birds' eggs up apparently [​IMG]
     
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  9. Cherlyn

    Cherlyn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Praying for your birdies! [​IMG]

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  10. Epona142

    Epona142 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I woke up this morning to...


    A HUGE mass of peeping quail in the incubator! I mean, TONS. I can't even come close to counting them.

    And some are SO beautiful. This is far more quail than I've ever hatched before, and they might not even be done.

    I will get pictures when I take them out of the incubator, going to give them a bit longer.

    Those hatching vibes really worked!!! [​IMG]
     

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