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Incubating Button quail

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by coder14, Mar 20, 2016.

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    I have been incubating button quail for 20 days now. I read they are supposed to hatch around day 16. Today 5 hatched, and 2 have cracked their shell. The ones with cracked shells have been that way for around 8 hours. When do you start intervening with your eggs?
     

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