Quail hatch question....lockdown today, they are in!!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Sillystunt, Sep 27, 2009.

  1. mschickychick

    mschickychick Songster

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    Did you put something down over the wire so their tiny feet won't fall through?

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  2. Lolita

    Lolita Songster

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    Best wishes! [​IMG] I am going to try my luck in a couple days for the 1st time too [​IMG]
     
  3. Sillystunt

    Sillystunt Master of the Silly

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    Quote:AHHHHHH NO! paper towel??? lord, i am messing up!
     
  4. Sillystunt

    Sillystunt Master of the Silly

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    Quote:oh, ok so i stopped turning day 16 cause i thought it was day 18 hatch. I am so discombobulated [​IMG] Ok, so i put them in on the 12th, late daytime. What day am i on?? i keep messing this up! WHY? IDK? [​IMG]
     
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  5. mschickychick

    mschickychick Songster

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    Paper towel, wash cloth or dish towel anything non-slip will do. I use cheese cloth.

    Mine usually hatch day 18. I think it has a lot to do with your temperature.

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  6. Sillystunt

    Sillystunt Master of the Silly

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    ok,did that as quick as i could....temp dropped to 97 and rising....humidity to 54 and rising~ Husband swore he hear a koo, LOL
    Temp as been 99.6 and humidity at 64% until that trama 4, code red, incident.........LOL
     
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  7. MAllen

    MAllen Get In The Game

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    So what kind of quail are there that you're hatching?? If they are bobwhites like mine they take 23 days, stop turning at the end of day 20.
     
  8. Sillystunt

    Sillystunt Master of the Silly

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    they are jumbo courntix. one hatched this morning, it's so cute!
     

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