Hatching Quail (Please help me if I went over board)

Discussion in 'Quail' started by Bantimna, Oct 14, 2010.

  1. Bantimna

    Bantimna Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 29, 2009
    South Africa
    Okay I was thinking of this the other day. Is it possible for a bantam hen or any hen to incubate Quail eggs?
    Has anyone tried it before?
    Please bear with me, I'm completely new to Quail...[​IMG]
     
  2. JJMR794

    JJMR794 Overrun With Chickens

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    Chickens + Quail = Much Bad Juju!

    #1 Very Rarely Is A Chicken Hen Light Enough To Sit Quail Eggs Without Cracking Eggs Or Smashing Chicks During Hatch

    #2 Quail And All Gamebirds Should Not Be In Contact With Other Poultry From The Biological Standpoint As The Gamebirds Are Very Susceptible To Common Poultry Diseases That Many Chickens Carry, But Never Show Signs Of Illness.
     
  3. Bantimna

    Bantimna Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 29, 2009
    South Africa
    Quote:Thanks for the info! Helps a lot. [​IMG]
     

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