Quail Hatch Rates

Discussion in 'Quail' started by SkyWarrior, Sep 15, 2012.

  1. SkyWarrior

    SkyWarrior Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 2, 2010
    Wilds of Montana
    I figured you all could tell me what a good hatch rate for coturnix quail is. My first group hatched 7 of 12. This group looks like 6 of 12. My own birds are laying the eggs, so I'm putting in fresh eggs each time. I have 1 male with 3 females and 2 males with 4 females.
     
    Last edited: Sep 15, 2012
  2. speedy2020

    speedy2020 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My hatch rate is around 80%.
     
  3. SkyWarrior

    SkyWarrior Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 2, 2010
    Wilds of Montana
    Thanks. I've got 7 chicks now. Still, 7 of 12 seems not great. The incubator usually has great hatch rates if the eggs are good (up to 100%). I'm setting the temperature at 99.5F -- it's a Brinsea Mini with forced air and automatic turner.

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