hatching question

Discussion in 'Quail' started by quailss, Sep 9, 2011.

  1. quailss

    quailss Out Of The Brooder

    Aug 27, 2010
    15 out of 23 japanese quails has just hatched yesterday and it was day 17. I also saw 1 egg that has pipped but it hasn't hatched until today so I tried helping it out but i found out it was already dead in its shell not moving. I am wondering if the other 7 eggs still have a chance to hatch? When i pick the eggs up it feels like there's a chick in there.
  2. swheat

    swheat The Bantam Barn

    Mar 18, 2008
    My Coop
    I always give any eggs up to 2 days after hatch date before I throw them out.
  3. Rexbandit

    Rexbandit Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 23, 2011
    Stratford Okla
    Yea 2 days then I throw out all the ones that dont hatch.
  4. mhwc56

    mhwc56 Chillin' With My Peeps

    since you're only on day 17 i would wait 3 days...day 20 before tossing them.

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