Quail Hatching Update needed

Discussion in 'Quail' started by Madcap621, Jan 15, 2011.

  1. Madcap621

    Madcap621 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 30, 2009
    Middle Tennessee
    Or perhaps just reassurance [​IMG] I am on days 10 & 3 of a split hatch of both coturnix and CBBQ -- my own eggs

    I have misplaced the handy dandy little cheat sheet that QuailLady sent with her eggs. I seem to remember that:
    1] the humidity needs to be higher - 65* - 70* during incubation and 70* - 75* during hatch??

    2] chicks should be removed to brooder [ 95* - 100*] with drown-proofed water & food as soon as dry to prevent dehydration/starvation as they don't have the 2-3 day 'reserves' from the yolk sac that chickens have

    3] clutches a week or more apart in age should be given separate brooders

    Anything else I need to know?

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