Oh we have babies!!!

Discussion in 'Quail' started by moeell1, Jun 8, 2010.

  1. moeell1

    moeell1 Out Of The Brooder

    May 17, 2010
    OMG we are so excited, my son woke me as I was having a nightmare about the poor little things and says Mom we have 4 babies, this was about an hour ago, since than we are up too 12, now how long does it take them too dry? I called into work saying I'd be late so that I could get most of them into the brooder but don't know how long to wait? Any one out there?!!
  2. jenjscott

    jenjscott Mosquito Beach Poultry

    May 24, 2008
    Southeast Arkansas
    I would leave them in till this evening anyway, giving any others a chance to hatch before opening the incubator.
  3. GBov

    GBov Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 3, 2009
    I was told to get them out as soon as they start being able to co-ordinate themselves a bit. I was snatching them out of the brooder an hour or two after they hatched and it seems to work, have 16 running about the brooder now [​IMG]

    Whoever posted the tip to put craft stuffing in the water so they cant get wet is a genius! Havnt had even one get wet and yet they are all drinking just fine!

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