Hatch Rates

Discussion in 'Quail' started by NicoleRook, Mar 16, 2013.

  1. NicoleRook

    NicoleRook Out Of The Brooder

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    I ordered 24 quail eggs and ended up with 32. At first I worried I'd have to many but then i was told only between only between 40 to 70% hatch. I'm curious, how many eggs did you start with and how many hatched? Just satisfying my own curiosity while the days tick by waiting for our first batch to hatch.
     
  2. McPhersonFarm

    McPhersonFarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hey I set about 90 and got about 50 to hatch out so thats close to 50% on my last hatch.
     
  3. James the Bald

    James the Bald Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I ordered 14, received 18, and only 2 hatched.
    But, there were extenuating circumstances when the mailman stuffed the box of eggs vertically into my mailbox where they sat for 7 hours before I got home from work.
     
  4. McPhersonFarm

    McPhersonFarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yeah shipped eggs are a huge risk, my eggs were local not shipped
     
  5. NicoleRook

    NicoleRook Out Of The Brooder

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    We are just counting down the days now to see what we end up with. Since it's our first time we've been worried about temp flux and humidity. Hopefully at least a few will make it.
     
  6. kenazzo2000

    kenazzo2000 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    have you candled to see if any are fertile?
     
  7. NicoleRook

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    I'm not confident in what I'm seeing, hard to be sure.
     
  8. kenazzo2000

    kenazzo2000 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    are they getting darker ?
     
  9. NicoleRook

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    some are yes.
     

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