incubating quail eggs

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by jackiedon, Jul 18, 2008.

  1. jackiedon

    jackiedon Songster

    Jun 4, 2007
    Central Arkansas
    I have some cortunix eggs in the bator. It smells really bad but how do you tell which egg it is? I have about 100 eggs in the bator?

    Do you candle quail eggs? What day?

    Thanks in advance.

  2. dbcooper02

    dbcooper02 Songster

    Apr 20, 2007
    SW Washington
    I candle cortunix eggs on day 7. With the blotchy shell you really can't see much detail. I can ususlly see if there is an air cell developong and a reddish tint to the other end. Clears sort of have a bluish tint throughout. I can occasionally spot a blood ring. An egg bad enough to stink is most likely all dark. Probably your best bet of finding the bad egg is to use your nose. db

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