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HELP ME!!!! (For all quail hatchers)

Discussion in 'Quail' started by EggHatcherr, Dec 20, 2016.

  1. Good egg (YAY)

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  2. Bad egg (Reply why and what I should do)

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  1. EggHatcherr

    EggHatcherr Out Of The Brooder

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    So it's currently day 7.... No veins at all.... Just a darkish black spot in the egg... its orange-y kind of and I want to know YOUR opinions! There will soon be a picture. There will also be a survey at top, asking if it is good or bad egg. If you said bad egg, please reply why and what I should do.
     
  2. EggHatcherr

    EggHatcherr Out Of The Brooder

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  3. Lozuufy

    Lozuufy Pigeons are nutty Premium Member

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    Hard to tell for sure, I'd say candle it again in a week. If it was perfectly clear it would be for sure not developing but because of the dark spot it is possible it's alive. I've had quail eggs I didn't see veins in on day 7 have full veins by day 14 and hatch fine.
     
  4. Binki

    Binki Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I didn't candle my eggs, I tossed the super light ones when I moved them out of the turner on lockdown day :)

    Not saying that's what you should do, I did it that way because it's difficult to candle quail eggs and I didn't want to be messing with the temp/humidity/turning them all around/putting possible germs on them by candling them all a few times :p
     
  5. pkhunter

    pkhunter Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I agree with Lozuufy. I candle all of my eggs on day 14 before I put them in lockdown. I see no need to touch them before that time. My last hatch I set 228 eggs candled on day 14 and culled out 39 eggs of the 189 I had 177 hatch.
     
  6. EggHatcherr

    EggHatcherr Out Of The Brooder

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    thank you Lozuufy! I will candle again on day 14. Well I still got hope!
    Oh and everyone who replied, thank you all for your help!
     
  7. remric

    remric New Egg

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    If the light is somewhat blocked then there is a chick forming. It's very hard to see structures on quail egg but the most important thing to check is the air sac forming on the right place.

    I think your egg is fertile.
     

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