How do I get my buttons to breed or?....

Discussion in 'Quail' started by jfulcher, May 24, 2011.

  1. jfulcher

    jfulcher Songster

    May 24, 2011
    Tucson, AZ 85712
    **UPDATE**
    Peep and Susan have been mating!!! I caught them in the act!! So hopefully soon I will be getting eggs!!! Also I am getting a mated pair of buttons next week! [​IMG]
     
  2. Stellar

    Stellar The Quail Lady

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    Awesome! See patience is key [​IMG]
     
  3. jfulcher

    jfulcher Songster

    May 24, 2011
    Tucson, AZ 85712
    Been awhile since I updated this, I am up to 10 eggs now!!! But, I have a few questions... 06-07 was set/lay date for first 3 then everyday to every other day for the rest till yesterday. I have checked the eggs for life, 8 out of 10 are wigglers. 2 that didn't are only 1 and 2 days old. When should I expect hatch day to be??? Should I stop turning the wiggly ones? I cannot go into lock down because of the younger eggs.... But I did find a spray bottle to help with humidity. I was told my humidity at 78 percent was waaay to high, only had it there for like 24hrs. So I lowered it to the mid to upper 40's... Temp is holding steady rather well. So I just need to know if I need to do anything special to the bator to help them from shrink wrapping and just know when they should be hatching. I thought 23rd was around when they should but someone told me 20-22 days is when they will hatch?! They are already 12 days along.... Here are some pics..
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