How long do hatchlings stay in incubator?

Discussion in 'Quail' started by Andrew Larson, Nov 17, 2010.

  1. Andrew Larson

    Andrew Larson Out Of The Brooder

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    HOw long should babies stay in the incubator at 100 degrees for? What is the longest that they can remain in for?
     
  2. Stellar

    Stellar The Quail Lady

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    You should take out the babies when they are fluffed up and put them in the brooder. Sprinkle some food in there and provide water.
     
  3. JJMR794

    JJMR794 Overrun With Chickens

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    Once Dry They Should Be Removed In Short Order As They Are Not Born With The Reserves Other Poultry Has And Need Food And Water Much Sooner
     
  4. Andrew Larson

    Andrew Larson Out Of The Brooder

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    So this is usually within a day?
     
  5. Stellar

    Stellar The Quail Lady

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    Pretty much [​IMG]
     
  6. JJMR794

    JJMR794 Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:NO NOT A DAY... WITHIN HOURS
     
  7. joe125

    joe125 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:NO NOT A DAY... WITHIN HOURS

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    Yup, pull them out, and put their fuzzy buts in the brooder, on top of a big pile of game bird starter, with a quail chick water fount, outside of the hot spot. It's the only way to be sure!
     
  8. shelleyd2008

    shelleyd2008 the bird is the word

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    12-24 hours. Usually I remove any new hatchlings in the morning and again in the evening. That way the oldest are no more than 12 hours old [​IMG]
     

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