I have a successful broody coturnix hen!!

Discussion in 'Quail' started by mikachu659, Sep 11, 2011.

  1. mikachu659

    mikachu659 New Egg

    Sep 11, 2011
    One of my Texas A&M's has been sitting on 8 eggs and she has hatched 2 chicks so far! I'm sooo excited. This has been her third try at a clutch of eggs, and finally she is a mama;) I checked her tonight and she's wearily sitting on her babies keeping them warm. Thought i'd share.

    Btw, she is hatching my brown coturnix hens eggs. None of the roos want to mate with the A&M's! Surrogate mom;)

    I'll be keeping you updated on their status, and if any chicks hatch tomorrow.
  2. Tikkajazz94

    Tikkajazz94 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Congrats [​IMG]
  3. joe125

    joe125 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 20, 2010
    I'm very interested in how this turns out, because you could have paid $1 on the lotto and gotten $100 million for every chick hatched.[​IMG]

    Please keep us posted, and include pictures if you can!
  4. Mibotsu

    Mibotsu Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 23, 2011
    Balbriggan, Ireland
    sounds awesome, think you might be able to get some good photos...i would really like to see this, sounds great.
  5. 1shotcleaner

    1shotcleaner Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 17, 2011
    duke center pa 16729
    how old is your hen? i have had 1 year olds but never saw any set a nest.

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