Need to know how to incubate Button Quail Eggs!!!

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  1. Mrs. Fluffy Puffy

    Mrs. Fluffy Puffy Fluffy Feather Farm

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    A friend of mine has a incubator, and I'm going to have some Button Quail eggs and am going up there to see her and she said she would incubate them for me. But she needs to know how! What do you keep the temp at ... etc. Thanks for your help.
     
  2. shelleyd2008

    shelleyd2008 the bird is the word

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    Temps are the same as for any other bird eggs, 99.5 forced or 101.5 still. Humidity about 50% during incubation, up to 65%+ for hatch. Lower the bator by 1 degree during the lockdown (98.5 or 100.5). Other than that they are pretty easy [​IMG]
     
  3. Mrs. Fluffy Puffy

    Mrs. Fluffy Puffy Fluffy Feather Farm

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    Thanks!
    It takes 16 days ... right?
     
  4. shelleyd2008

    shelleyd2008 the bird is the word

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    Mrs. Fluffy Puffy :

    Thanks!
    It takes 16 days ... right?

    Oops! Forgot that part, huh? [​IMG]

    Supposedly it's 16, but I've heard they often take 15 in an incubator. But that depends on the settings [​IMG]
     
  5. Mrs. Fluffy Puffy

    Mrs. Fluffy Puffy Fluffy Feather Farm

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    I'm going to have 2 to 3 eggs. ( Maybe more! )
    Am I wasting my time? I've heard Button eggs don't have very well? This true?
     

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