Oh the waiting, the WAITING!!!

Discussion in 'Quail' started by Petej, Dec 20, 2010.

  1. Petej

    Petej Chillin' With My Peeps

    539
    1
    123
    Dec 6, 2010
    PDX area
    My Coturnix Eggs are overdue.

    I was hoping to hear or see something today. [​IMG]

    Anxiously awaiting the first pips.....[​IMG]
     
  2. Rozzie

    Rozzie Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 14, 2010
    Quote:Sit on your hands! Don't mess with them. If you mess with them, you will make things worse. What day & time (morning, noon, evening) did you put your eggs in the incubator?
     
  3. Petej

    Petej Chillin' With My Peeps

    539
    1
    123
    Dec 6, 2010
    PDX area
    Morning of December 2nd.

    Should be happening, but I think the power failure a couple days ago might have delayed things...

    Float test confirmed viability. 10% above surface of water and Rockin' 'N' Rollin'!![​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Dec 20, 2010
  4. Rainwolf

    Rainwolf De La Menagerie

    2,818
    21
    173
    Aug 4, 2010
    Seattle, WA
    My Coop
    Be patient! Heres some babies to look at while you wait, hatched while I was at work and waiting for the rest!
    [​IMG]

    Heres a button that Hatched today too. sofar 2 out of 9 hatched! waiting for the rest.
    [​IMG]


    Looks like I might have a good batch of ranges!
     
    Last edited: Dec 20, 2010
  5. mhwc56

    mhwc56 Chillin' With My Peeps

    pretty babies!
    i set Button eggs Dec 2 ( 8 a.m)as well. They started hatching yesterday morning at about 7 and went till 12:30 this morning. Out of 25 eggs so far only 9 hatched....
     
  6. Buttercup Chillin

    Buttercup Chillin Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 27, 2008
    SouthEast TX
    Coturnix, if you set them on the 2nd, they are just now due. [​IMG] 17-18 days for Coturnix.

    Sounds like they are on schedule, you are just wanting them to be little speed demons.
    Don't you worry, they'll start racing around soon enough. [​IMG]
     
  7. Petej

    Petej Chillin' With My Peeps

    539
    1
    123
    Dec 6, 2010
    PDX area
    Still waiting....

    The cool part is, the eggs are moving in the 'Bator. Active little suckers....

    Of course it's all up to mother nature as to when and how many actually hatch....
     
  8. Rainwolf

    Rainwolf De La Menagerie

    2,818
    21
    173
    Aug 4, 2010
    Seattle, WA
    My Coop
    well I got 6 out of 11 for yesterdays hatch (eggs still in bator just in case)
    tomorrow another 25 coturnix are to hatch.

    2 buttons out of 5 [​IMG] but still in bator as well and another 4 to hatch tomorrow.
     
  9. Petej

    Petej Chillin' With My Peeps

    539
    1
    123
    Dec 6, 2010
    PDX area
    Brooder is set-up.

    I double checked the date that I set them. Turns out it was the 4th not the 2nd. [​IMG] Oh well, they can take their time!

    So, only another day or two maybe..... [​IMG]
     
  10. Buttercup Chillin

    Buttercup Chillin Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 27, 2008
    SouthEast TX
    If the eggs are moving in the bator, keep a watch cause they are unzipping. Can take hours and hours though. Make some popcorn. [​IMG]
     

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by