hatching bobwhite quail eggs

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by dadsgirl, Aug 30, 2008.

  1. dadsgirl

    dadsgirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i have 3 dozen bobwhite eggs i want to start incubating today, i have the 1602n thermal air hova-bator , and want to know if anyone knows the process for quail egg hatching, is it different from chicken hatching, humidity, temp, etc??? thanks angie
     
  2. hinkjc

    hinkjc Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Here is a good link for different species of gamebirds. http://www.gamebird.com/hatching.html

    Bobwhites
    are 23-24 days incubation. Stop turning around day 20. Temp and humidity is basically the same as for chickens. Good luck with your hatch.

    Jody
     
  3. CindyS

    CindyS Chillin' With My Peeps

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    bobwhites hatch like popcorn, good luck!
     

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