quail eggs have me going cuckoo!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Yogalady, Mar 1, 2009.

  1. Yogalady

    Yogalady Out Of The Brooder

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    OK - yesterday if I put my ear near the eggs I could hear scratching.
    Today, I hear NOTHING (dead?) yet at one point I was scared half to death as an egg moved - yet
    Hasn't moved again.

    What the heck? Are they dead? Alive? Toying with me?

    It is day 18... cortonix (sp) from ebay.

    Oh and yes, I am new at this. 8 eggs.
     
  2. gabrielle1976

    gabrielle1976 Overrun With Chickens

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    Im sorry youre eggs are stressing you out.
    Good luck with youre hatch.
    Maybe you should put them in the bator and leave them alone .
     
  3. mamaginabean

    mamaginabean Out Of The Brooder

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    Yeah, I'd just leave them be. If they're dead, there's not much you can do about it but if you mess with them too much you may kill them accidentally. I hope they're just playing tricks on you;)
     
  4. Yogalady

    Yogalady Out Of The Brooder

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    Gabrielle - the incubator? They are - I haven't taken them out....

    and mama - yes I hope they live too [​IMG]

    I know the odds are that only a small percent will but even ONE would be a great thing right now.
     
  5. gabrielle1976

    gabrielle1976 Overrun With Chickens

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    My bad when you said you put youre ear near the eggs I just thought you meant out of the bator.
     
  6. Yogalady

    Yogalady Out Of The Brooder

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    nooo I leaned over like a hunchback to listen [​IMG]
     
  7. william9792

    william9792 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    just give them time and they will hatch for you, here are some hatching vibes [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  8. Yogalady

    Yogalady Out Of The Brooder

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    I love the hatching vibes! If they do I'll name one after you [​IMG]
     

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