Hatching now...YAY!!

Discussion in 'Quail' started by chansman, Jul 4, 2011.

  1. chansman

    chansman Out Of The Brooder

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    Ok guys,
    My sons eggs are starting to hatch now. I just wanna double check some things. They are in a hovabator now....should I just leave them in there for a couple of days? I will give them water in a shallow dish to avoid drowning and allowing them to reach it easily...will they eat finely ground check starter or what?

    Any help is appreciated.

    JG
     
  2. Stellar

    Stellar The Quail Lady

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    Take them out of the incubator when fluffy and give them water and food in their brooder. They are not like chickens [​IMG]

    Finely ground gamebird starter is used on these boogers. Coturnix, bobwhites, button quail, you name it [​IMG]
     
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  3. chansman

    chansman Out Of The Brooder

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    So they won't immediately need water or food?
     
  4. Stellar

    Stellar The Quail Lady

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    They will need food and water immediately. Use a jar lid with marbles for water so they don't drown and ground up gamebird starter.
     
  5. chansman

    chansman Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks, the first one is out and the kids are thrilled!
     

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