Hatching quail

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by mcg30_40, Jun 4, 2008.

  1. mcg30_40

    mcg30_40 Songster

    Jan 2, 2008
    Yes I did a search but I'm looking for basic information that I'm not finding. HELP:) I'm looking at trying to hatch my first batch of quail. How long do they take, what temp, and what humidity? Any suggestions that make them different than chicken eggs?
  2. CindyS

    CindyS Songster

    Apr 14, 2008
    Geneseo, Illinois
    It depends on what kind of quail. bobwhite take 23 days, cortunix take 17. Incubate them like chicken eggs. they are quite easy!
  3. GPN

    GPN Got Pheasants? Nessia

    Aug 6, 2008
    Snead, Alabama
    did you get quail to hatch? What kind and how many? just wondering seen it the other night and Now Allen was talking about gettin' some or hunting some!

    So what do ya'll have now?
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  4. hypnofrogstevie

    hypnofrogstevie chick magnet

    Jul 12, 2007
    Newton NJ
    Just like a chicken. I had my chicken eggs and quail in the same bator and both sets of eggs hatched. 99.5F and 30-40% humidity. Then 3 days before hatch increase it to 50-60%. Other have different opinions but thats what works for me [​IMG]

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