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I joined the quail club

Discussion in 'Quail' started by kycrawler, Apr 30, 2009.

  1. kycrawler

    kycrawler Out Of The Brooder

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    Last friday at an auction i purchased 20 mature coturnix quail ended up with 14 roos 6 hens i have been getting 2-3 eggs per day and today got 4 . i have 3 incubators a 1202 a 1200 and a lg styro bator i have never used the lg , Rght now i am setting the quail eggs every couple days in a staggered hatch in the 1202 because it is partially loaded anyway but i imagine after a while that is going to become tiresome with the constant hatching so what does everyone else with a small number of birds do when hatching their own eggs ? i am used to having 300+ in the 1202 and hatching in the 1200 but i am about done hatching large batches for the year and i want to start building my quail numbers and not waste the eggs and dont really want to keep the large incubator running with just a few eggs in it
     
  2. gabrielle1976

    gabrielle1976 Overrun With Chickens

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    3 eggs a day and saveing them for 10 days you can set 30 eggs at a time right .
     
  3. monarc23

    monarc23 Coturnix Obsessed

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    what gabrielle did is what I did when I only had a few girls laying, now I get about 2 dozen a week so I throw them in the bator after a week [​IMG]
     

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