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Hi Everyone, I'm new here and I've got a question. I've been incubating Coturnix Quails for a while

Discussion in 'Quail' started by mady001, Feb 9, 2017.

  1. mady001

    mady001 New Egg

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    I've been incubating Coturnix Quails for a while now and I've just checked on them and found 2 of my eggs hollow with the yolk dried out at the tip and the tip of the egg all cracked, how did this happen?
     
  2. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Hi and welcome to BYC - thanks for joining us. I'd suggest posting your question on the Quail forum for the best feedback.

    Best wishes
    CT
     
  3. sunflour

    sunflour Flock Master Premium Member

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    [​IMG] glad you have joined us, but sorry about your hatching problems.

    You should also post the question on the hatching forums - hopefully someone can explain what happened and how to prevent this for your remaining eggs.
     
  4. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Hello from Kansas, mady001, and :welcome! Pleased you joined our community! Hope the incubating and hatching folks can help you with your questions. Best wishes!
     
  5. N F C

    N F C Home in WY Premium Member

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    Sorry, I have no experience with hatching or quail but the two forums that have already been suggested should be helpful to you.

    Best wishes on future hatches!
     
  6. CuzChickens

    CuzChickens CountryChick

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    Howdy, howdy, and welcome to BYC! I am so glad you decided to join the community, please do make yourself at home here! I am sure you will enjoy it, and I hope you love it here as much as I have! :frow

    ~Cuz
     
  7. feedman77

    feedman77 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    :welcome
     
  8. Binki

    Binki Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Do you supplement laying hens with calcium for egg strength? Maybe the shell was thin which made it prone to cracking with normal handling - I don't candle at all except for before I put them in the incubator, to check for cracks - they can show up very well!

    Oh and welcome :D!
     
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