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Incubatingand Hatching

Discussion in 'Quail' started by jbarrett, Jan 30, 2013.

  1. jbarrett

    jbarrett Chillin' With My Peeps

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    is it hard to incubate and hatch coturnix quail eggs I do not have aa gadget to read the humidity and there is just a tray to put water in and it says to keep it full in the book...but I was just wondering if they are harder to hatch than chicken eggs, I am pretty good with chicken eggs had about 90% out of last hatch!
    the quail are brown coturnix texas am and have pharoh and italian coturnix coming in next week and i do know how to turn this italics off sry i will have my younger brother fix it!
     
  2. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend... Staff Member

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    Quail are more sensitive to improper heat and humidity, and require higher humidity during incubation and lock down than chickens. I would suggest getting a small hydrometer you can put in the incubator. :)
     
    Last edited: Jan 30, 2013
  3. jbarrett

    jbarrett Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thank you i will do that!
     

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