Hatching day for my BOBWHITE and Nothing?????

Discussion in 'Quail' started by BlueBirdChick, Sep 12, 2010.

  1. BlueBirdChick

    BlueBirdChick On Vacation

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    Okay today they are suppose to hatch but I dont hear anything from them do they normally peep to let hey momma we're ready this is my first time with bobwhites.. Please someone answer me right away so I know what to do thanks [​IMG]
     
  2. aprophet

    aprophet Chillin' With My Peeps

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    mine normally hatch on day 22-23 there is peeping when they start piping occasionally I have late bloomers that do not show up till day 24
     
  3. BlueBirdChick

    BlueBirdChick On Vacation

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    Should I leave them alone or try to help them out?
     
  4. Stellar

    Stellar The Quail Lady

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    Do not help them out. If you have proper temperature and humidity, they will hatch when they want to. Try not to open the incubator as each time you open the incubator, cool air comes in , thus delaying the hatch. Good Luck!
     
  5. oesdog

    oesdog Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Be patient - only intervine if you apsolutly have to.

    We had to with our baby chickens on day 27 and day 28!!!!!!!! though they are not strong and one is always ill - ????? So don;t be mucking about with them just watch the temp and the humidity is right. Leave them at least a week past due day but probably no longer as bad eggs can explode!

    Be brave and patient!!!!!!!!!!

    Oesdog
     

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