Got a question about a quail egg

Discussion in 'Quail' started by BlueBirdChick, Aug 30, 2010.

  1. BlueBirdChick

    BlueBirdChick On Vacation

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    OKay I have four bobwhite quail egg its now day 10 for hatching.... one out of three I candled it and there is still no signs of life. No veins no nothing should I toss it or wait a few more days?? Thanks
     
  2. Stellar

    Stellar The Quail Lady

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    You should be able to see something developing at day 10. I would toss it.
     
  3. BlueBirdChick

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    cool thanks yeah i candled it last night and nothing
     
  4. Stellar

    Stellar The Quail Lady

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    At least the other ones are developing!!![​IMG]
     
  5. shelleyd2008

    shelleyd2008 the bird is the word

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    Yeah, definitely toss it. Bobwhite eggs are so white that you should be able to see early development around 3-4 days, by 10 days it should be obvious. But you've got some at least! Good luck [​IMG]
     

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