Welcome to BYC. Glad you decided to join our flock. Sorry about the loss of your quail egg. I'm a chicken person and don't know much about quail (never had any), but they sure are cute little birds. If you like, you can post this on our quail section at https://www.backyardchickens.com/f/48/quail and take advantage of our quail experts there. Please feel free to ask any questions you may have. We are here to help in any way we can. What kind of chicken do you have?