italian quails

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Gord2012, Jan 21, 2013.

  1. Gord2012

    Gord2012 In the Brooder

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    hi i got 8 italian quails eggs they are all full 4 or 5 of them are rocking back and for . its nearly day 19 and they still havent pipped can anybody tell me why please ?
     

  2. Sally Sunshine

    Sally Sunshine Cattywampus Angel <straightens Halo> Premium Member Project Manager

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    have you run at lower temp? did u calibrate thermometers?

    what type quail?https://www.backyardchickens.com/a/hatching-eggs-101
    Incubation Chart
    The following table lists incubation requirements for various species of fowl.


    Species

    Incub. Period
    (days)

    Temp
    (F.)¹

    Humidity
    (F.)²

    Do not turn
    after

    Humidity
    Last
    3 days ²

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    Chicken

    21

    100

    85-87

    18th day

    90

    18th day
    Turkey

    28

    99

    84-86

    25th day

    90

    25th day
    Duck

    28

    100

    85-86

    25th day

    90

    25th day
    Muscovy Duck

    35-37

    100

    85-86

    31st day

    90

    30th day
    Goose

    28-34

    99

    86-88

    25th day

    90

    25th day
    Guinea Fowl

    28

    100

    85-87

    25th day

    90

    24th day
    Pheasant

    23-28

    100

    86-88

    21st day

    92

    20th day
    Peafowl

    28-30

    99

    84-86

    25th day

    90

    25th day

    Bobwhite Quail

    23-24

    100

    84-87

    20th day

    90

    20th day
    Coturnix Quail

    17

    100

    85-86

    15th day

    90

    14th day

    Chukar

    23-24

    100

    81-83

    20th day

    90

    20th day
    Grouse

    25

    100

    83-87

    22nd day

    90

    21st day
    Pigeon

    17

    100

    85-87

    15th day

    90

    14th day


    ¹ Measured at degrees F. in a forced-air incubator. For still-air incubators, add 2-3 degrees F.
    ² Measured as degrees F. using a wet-bulb thermometer. Use chart to convert to relative humidity.

    https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/491013/goose-incubation-hatching-guide-completed (Duck/Goose)
    https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/732651/first-time-incubating (Quail)
     
    Last edited: Jan 21, 2013
  3. Gord2012

    Gord2012 In the Brooder

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    thanks sally for that , my temp have stayed the same but i knw my humidity have been varying from 43 to 46 wud that make and different . its day 19 naw and still knw sign of them pipping yet :( , but they r still rockin about .
     
  4. Sally Sunshine

    Sally Sunshine Cattywampus Angel <straightens Halo> Premium Member Project Manager

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    ok I will watch for your hatch post!
     

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