How to hatch quail?

Discussion in 'Quail' started by chickster5003, Mar 16, 2015.

  1. chickster5003

    chickster5003 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello everyone!

    Well I'm getting bobwhite quail eggs very soon and I have no idea how to hatch them. I have hatched chicken and duck eggs in the past, but this will be first.

    So here's my questions

    Temp?
    Humidity?
    What day to start lockdown?
    Hatch time?
    Candling?
    And any advice would be very much appreciated!

    Thanks! [​IMG]
     
  2. chickster5003

    chickster5003 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Anyone?
     
  3. Rocky64

    Rocky64 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Whew, i haven't raised quail in a while, but I still know a thing or two. The temp should be 100 and it takes about 23-24 days, but that depends on temp. I don't know anything about lockdown, nor do I do it(well, I don't think I do). Humidity neeeds to be 45-50% during incubation and 65-70% during day 23.
     
  4. chickster5003

    chickster5003 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok thanks!
     
  5. Rocky64

    Rocky64 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I was talking about bobwhites by the way.
     
  6. spotsplus

    spotsplus Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I put out a nice ebook that is about hatching quail eggs :) Hatching eggs is quite easy- very similiar to `chicken eggs :)
     

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