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My First Quail Have Started Hatching!!! (pic Heavy)

Discussion in 'Quail' started by Chiko, Jun 10, 2011.

  1. Chiko

    Chiko Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 25, 2010
    Orem, Utah.
    Finally! My first batch of 11 Coturnix Quail eggs started hatching this morning! I'm so excited and got some pictures here to show everyone! Enjoy!!!
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    At about 5:00 am (utah time) when I first discovered them!
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    Heres my first 4. I have a few more pipping now though!!
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    I honestly freaked out when I saw how tiny and fragile they were!
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    heres a bad closeup shot.
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    They're first time in the brooder. look how tiny!!!
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    lol! All three of them together are about the size of a bantam chick!!! lol hope you enjoyed it! I'll be sure to post more pictures as they grow up!
     
  2. Mt. Baker Quail

    Mt. Baker Quail Chillin' With My Peeps

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  3. Wifezilla

    Wifezilla Positively Ducky

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    Great first hatch [​IMG]

    Yeah, the tiny size does freak you out at first but they grow so darn fast it isn't an issue for long!
     
  4. Jschaaff

    Jschaaff Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Awwww! [​IMG]
    Congratulations! They look great!!!!!


    -Jessa
     
  5. Axle Quails

    Axle Quails Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Cograts

    i got 20 eggs due to hatch on 15th [​IMG] i love hatching quails
     
  6. Fat Daddy

    Fat Daddy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:It is some kind of addicting aint it!!! I have 5 dozen coturnix in the hatcher due sunday, and just set 6 dozen chukars yesterday... I think once a bator is warmed up, its a shame to let it cool off... Bill
     
  7. Axle Quails

    Axle Quails Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yeah i got 12 chicken eggs next week lol

    I Aint turned my Incubator off Since Feb and It on till November [​IMG]

    Aint they Partridges ?
     
  8. gamebirdboy

    gamebirdboy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I set 90 something coturnix eggs on Tuesday, can't wait.[​IMG]
     
  9. Chiko

    Chiko Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 25, 2010
    Orem, Utah.
    lol same here! My LG is my favorite!!! It has been on since the last of April (when we moved) and It should be on for some time!!! How fast do these little fuzzy butts grow?
     
  10. saddina

    saddina Internally Deranged

    May 2, 2009
    Desert, CA
    We processed at 9 weeks.

    Of course they're small, they have to fit in those eggs.
     

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