Is it normal...

Discussion in 'Quail' started by anthonyjames, Jun 14, 2010.

  1. anthonyjames

    anthonyjames Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My quail started laying last week. I am getting 3 a day out of 7 females. First couple were tiny. But when we cracked them open 5 of the 7 were double yokers. Is that normal? And if my roo is actually doing his deed would they hatch?
     
  2. FeatheredObsessions

    FeatheredObsessions Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 24, 2010
    Oregon
    They can hatch but it's RARE. They can even start to develop but die off of complications during the development.
     
  3. crash0330

    crash0330 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Like Feathersobssesion said its rare, but Ive heard of people who've hatched twin ducks, two out of same egg, havent heard anything from quails, but im sure id work the same way, you should give it a try, who knows you might get some twins!!!
     
  4. Whitehouse Quail

    Whitehouse Quail Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 1, 2009
    Michigan
    Most of the eggs for a couple weeks are double yolkers or really tiny, as for hatching, I agree with the above two! There's no hurt in trying, though!
     
  5. anthonyjames

    anthonyjames Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sounds good. I will wait a week or two before collecting to hatch out.

    Thanks
     

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