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Incubating Quail

Discussion in 'Quail' started by JMoriarty111012, Nov 7, 2016.

  1. JMoriarty111012

    JMoriarty111012 Just Hatched

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    Okay guys. I'm getting ready to set some eggs. My incubator temps fluctuate between 98.7 and 100.8, but don't stay at either long. Think this will be okay? I've got a closed container of water in there with the hopes that it'd stabilize them.
     
  2. Mirei81101

    Mirei81101 Out Of The Brooder

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    Still air or fan?
     
  3. JMoriarty111012

    JMoriarty111012 Just Hatched

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    Sorry fan
     
  4. Mirei81101

    Mirei81101 Out Of The Brooder

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    A fluctuation that large will not yield good results... What are you using to measure temperature?

    You need at least two calibrated thermometers- any built in readers are usually off by quite a bit.
     
  5. Mirei81101

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    I do not know how much you have read on quail, but check this out anyway.... It may be of use. post #262
     
  6. JMoriarty111012

    JMoriarty111012 Just Hatched

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    Thank you! I decided to try the water wiggler trick to see what my egg temp is. Just waiting for it to get up to temp now.
     

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