Is it bad if my Cortex Quails went over the hatching date?

Discussion in 'Quail' started by Meg02, Feb 7, 2016.

  1. Meg02

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    [​IMG]Our Latest one that you can see has its beak out :)

    [​IMG]This one where its pushing to crack the shell :)
     
  2. Meg02

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    The One with its beak out sadly died :(
     
  3. Twoandhelp

    Twoandhelp Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh no! I'm sorry. Any luck from the others? What is your humidity now and what was it throughout the hatch?
     
  4. Meg02

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    Both of them died :( my humidity was fine and the temp was 37 but I think we'll have to help them next time :( The news came today
     
  5. Shamo123

    Shamo123 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sorry to hear that. If it's any consolation they probably would have died anyway had you helped them, usually if they aren't strong enough to hatch by themselves they aren't strong enough to live.

    If everything was fine (temperature, humidity etc) then there wasn't really much else you could have done, sometimes these things just happen.
     
    Last edited: Feb 10, 2016
  6. JetCat

    JetCat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sorry to hear you lost them both, i hardly ever catch mine pipping, seams i walk by and look though the hatcher door and nothing, walk by 2 min later and there are 100 wet little quail looking back at me though the door then a few hours of nothing and all at once a second wave pops out within about 30 seconds of each other.
     
  7. Meg02

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    Thank you :) we are waiting for more eggs to try again
     
  8. JetCat

    JetCat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    if you were local to SE Bama i'd give you a few, i have both cabinet incubators full and about 300 more to find something to do with (prolly pickle them).
     
  9. Meg02

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    I put more little eggs in about 2 weeks ago and its a few more days until its their due date! I'm excited!
     
  10. Meg02

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    I just candled the Eggs and I saw number 1 moving a lot like its legs! Then I candled 2 and it was moving too! same for 3 and 4! I'm really excited because I didn't see this action in the other eggs! :)
     

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