Quail Eggs

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Krazy, Sep 18, 2007.

  1. Krazy

    Krazy Out Of The Brooder

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    I have an still air incubator with no auto turner. do you have to lay the eggs on the wire instead of making the big side on facing up?
     
  2. hinkjc

    hinkjc Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Yes, you can lay them on their side and try to turn at least 3 times a day by hand. Mark X and O on opposite sides of the egg and use that to judge that you turned them all. Good luck with your hatch.

    Jody
     
  3. Pine Grove

    Pine Grove Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Complete rotation is not necessary, Just jilting 3 times a day is sufficient to keep the embryo from sticking
     
  4. Krazy

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    thank you
     

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