Quail body hatching myth or truth u decide 🤔

NatJ

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I’ve seen videos of people who hatched an egg in their bra haha.
https://www.backyardchickens.com/threads/on-day-3-of-trying-to-hatch-an-egg-in-my-boobs.1350903/

Someone was trying to hatch eggs with body heat this past spring, and it ballooned into a really long thread--but I don't think any of the eggs successfully hatched. (If they did, someone please point me to the correct post. I could have missed it in all those pages.)

Edit: at least one did hatch:
https://www.backyardchickens.com/th...egg-in-my-boobs.1350903/page-68#post-22575158
 

Ravenlover

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https://www.backyardchickens.com/threads/on-day-3-of-trying-to-hatch-an-egg-in-my-boobs.1350903/

Someone was trying to hatch eggs with body heat this past spring, and it ballooned into a really long thread--but I don't think any of the eggs successfully hatched. (If they did, someone please point me to the correct post. I could have missed it in all those pages.)

Edit: at least one did hatch:
https://www.backyardchickens.com/th...egg-in-my-boobs.1350903/page-68#post-22575158
I just messaged them and asked lets see what happens also im gonna have too many extra coturnix if they send me 25+ so i might actually try this with one to hatch it 😆 and maybe a heat lamp over a small tub/tote with nonslip shelf liner experiment for the future / near future
 

FloorCandy

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I just messaged them and asked lets see what happens also im gonna have too many extra coturnix if they send me 25+ so i might actually try this with one to hatch it 😆 and maybe a heat lamp over a small tub/tote with nonslip shelf liner experiment for the future / near future
The tote might not hold heat well, you can buy one of those cheap dollar store styrofoam coolers. Too bad you’re not in NJ, plenty of room at the inn over here haha.
 

Ravenlover

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The tote might not hold heat well, you can buy one of those cheap dollar store styrofoam coolers. Too bad you’re not in NJ, plenty of room at the inn over here haha.
Hmmm so i just need to insulate it with some cloth or something ?(testing it out to see what temps i get to write it down)
 

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