INCUBATING QUAIL EGGS

Discussion in 'Quail' started by grubbypaws, Oct 18, 2012.

  1. grubbypaws

    grubbypaws New Egg

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    My quail eggs are at day 24 last night i noticed two with small cracks 19 hours later the cracks have not increased in size and no others have appeared. Should i be concerned
     
  2. CuriousQuail

    CuriousQuail Out Of The Brooder

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    Are they coturnix or another type? I know bobwhite and some other quail take up to 23 days and I've read people get a hatch as late as 28 days :\

    My coturnix are on day 19 today and not even a pip. I swear I saw some rocking but no such luck anymore. I candled before lockdown and I know they're developed. I did a float test and they're all viable!

    Have you tried a float test yet?
     
    Last edited: Oct 18, 2012
  3. birdymama

    birdymama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I wouldn't float test the ones with cracks in them. But you could set them on a flat surface and see if they move.
     
  4. CuriousQuail

    CuriousQuail Out Of The Brooder

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    Oh I know about the not float testing cracked ones :) lol I triple checked my eggs before I did!
     
  5. birdymama

    birdymama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So...? what were the findings. [​IMG]
     

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