Help needed with quail egg lockdown!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by marcmar, Jan 25, 2017.

  1. marcmar

    marcmar New Egg

    Jan 14, 2017
    Hi ive got 10 quail eggs in my homemade styrofoam incubator. (i candled them and they all seem to be fertile and alive)
    I am on my 15th day and ive decided to go lockdown. So ive read some articles about the lockdown and ive understood that the humidity needs to be around 60-80% and the temp around 37.0-37.2 celcius. So am i right?



    So ive got this system going on here that under the eggs and the lamp are some ice trays wich have been filled with water and i can refill the trays through a hole. And im actually 14yrs and this is my school project wich i came up with and im really nerveous. So can anyone tell me if im doing things right. Il be happy to take suggestions :) oh and 1 more thing,is it normal that i think i saw the eggs wobble a bit?

    ps:sorry for my grammar,im dont speak english well because i live in estonia.
  2. gpop1

    gpop1 Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 2, 2015
    temperature should be about the same as incubation which is 37.5 so you are good there. Humidity should be around 70-80 so that's good. The only thing that worries me is quail love to drown themselves, If they can find water they will go swimming then drown. The pictures don't show enough but your text says the ice cube trays are under the eggs so maybe you took a picture with the mat lifted up.

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