I have a Quail!!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by magikchick, Feb 8, 2009.

  1. magikchick

    magikchick ~FEATHERFOOTED DIVA~

    Apr 21, 2007
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    My first quail just hatched and is peeping up a storm. It's soooo little.

    How long can it stay in the bator before I move it to the brooder? I know quail have to be move to food and water quicker then chickens.
     
  2. duckncover

    duckncover Duck Obsessed

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    Good luck!!
     
  3. emsevers

    emsevers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I didn't know that they had to be moved quicker. I would like to know the answer to that as well.
     
  4. CrimsonRose

    CrimsonRose Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Awww Congrats!!!

    I always try to move mine the next day... leaving them in for 24 hours usually most are done hatching by then... very rarely do I get any more to hatch 24 hours after the first one hatched...

    Once I let them stay in for a day and a half before I offered food and water... [​IMG] Every thing I've read stated they were like chickens and could go a couple of days with out food or water but I usually only like to wait a day...

    Hope this helps!
     

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