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I got my first Quail egg this morning

Discussion in 'Quail' started by Mikedero, Mar 12, 2013.

  1. Mikedero

    Mikedero Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am doing the egg dance. I got my first egg this morning. Just in time as my first batch of eggs (Bought from Ebay) is due to hatch Friday. Right now I have 2 males and 3 females. I am hoping to hatch more females but I only have 27 in the bator

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  2. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend... Staff Member

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    Egg-citing, isn't it? LOL Congrats!
     
  3. robopetz

    robopetz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Congrats! Nice egg lol
     
  4. chefchick

    chefchick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quail eggs are so cute! And no worries about extra roos...they are delicious! I am trying to build my flock again, too. I started with jumbo browns and A&M, but we butchered all of the A&M (too hard to tell boys from girls) and all of the brown boys except three and the 6 females. Lost one boy a few weeks ago due to the other roos-so I am hoping for lots of girls too. I candled last night and out of 26, 25 eggs were still viable [​IMG]
     
  5. animalsrock123

    animalsrock123 Out Of The Brooder

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    Congrats! I got my first quail egg yesterday also- that must mark the beginning of spring!
     
  6. robopetz

    robopetz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm waiting on my 2nd bunch to lay. They are button quails and about 5 weeks old. Anyway now.
     
  7. chefchick

    chefchick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I had 22 eggs make it to lockdown, and 20 hatched. Sadly, one had very crippled feet so handsome hubby culled it. I can't stand to see them suffer. They hatched on Thursday night and friday, and are doing great.
     

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