quail bator

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by beakkeeper, Nov 14, 2008.

  1. beakkeeper

    beakkeeper Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What's the best incubator for quail eggs and where do you get it? How much success have you all had hatching quail eggs?
     
  2. shelleyd2008

    shelleyd2008 the bird is the word

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    The only bator I have used is the LG, and it is terrible for the quail!! I have heard that shipped quail eggs are hard to hatch though, so maybe it's not just me. I had a total of 51 button and A&M cortunix quail eggs, 13 are still in the bator, and they all look clear. Of the others, I got 3 quail total. That's out of 38 eggs from that batch!

    If there is a bator that is better for quail, I would LOVE to know!!
     
  3. beakkeeper

    beakkeeper Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Urrgh, that's too bad!!! I really wanted to get some lil quail, but no one will ship less than 25 chix and I don't need more than a dozen! There's got to be a good bator for quail, or no hatchery would ship eggs!
     
  4. hypnofrogstevie

    hypnofrogstevie chick magnet

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    out of 35 eggs I had 6 buttons. The rest where either to weak or half developed. My brower did pretty good. I am using it again for cortunix and buttons. Will let you know in a couple weeks how things go.
     
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  5. rubyv67

    rubyv67 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I just order a chick-bator from GQF w/4 bobwhite eggs for less than 21 free shipping. I homeschool and thought it would be a good way to get our feet wet hatching. Now I'm worried it was a mistake. I'll post before Christmas if they hatch.
     
  6. beakkeeper

    beakkeeper Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks, but what's GQF??? Here's a newbie being confused... [​IMG]
     
  7. rubyv67

    rubyv67 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh! Sorry GQF Manufactoring Company. They have alot of models available. [​IMG]
     
  8. AussieSharon

    AussieSharon Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hovabator Genesis from Cutler Supply. I use the quail turner and have had great success. Always 75% or more hatch rate.
     
  9. chika10

    chika10 Out Of The Brooder

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    you can order a dozen sometimes less or more on ebay
     

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