Quail in lockdown!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by newchickmama91, Apr 21, 2017.

  1. newchickmama91

    newchickmama91 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well it's officially day 17 for my cortunix and day 16 for my button quail. Not a wiggle or chirp in sight!! Is this normal? My hatcher has been like a magnet since I put them in :lol:
     
  2. wildlifebygabri

    wildlifebygabri New Egg

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    Its completely normal for the little guys to not wiggle or chirp.
    The last clutch we incubated didnt move or chirp at all but every one but 2 hatched.
     
  3. newchickmama91

    newchickmama91 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh good I was starting to worry! My last lot the eggs were wobbling like mad so I instantly thought bad news. Hopefully they aren't to late I'm so impatient lol
     
  4. wildlifebygabri

    wildlifebygabri New Egg

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    Im very impatient as well, my clutch of robin eggs we are taking care of have not moved or peeped at all just have to explore something new to me that people call 'patience'
     
  5. newchickmama91

    newchickmama91 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Aww robin eggs wow!! How long do they take to hatch? Please put photos on when they do I've never seen them before [​IMG]
     
  6. Chicken Chat

    Chicken Chat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How in the world did you come to incubate robin eggs? I too am curious how long to incubate robin eggs and at what humidity they need. Very interesting!
     
  7. newchickmama91

    newchickmama91 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a pip!!! No peeping yet but I can just make out a crack on one of the eggs. So excited [​IMG][​IMG]
     
  8. newchickmama91

    newchickmama91 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Actually within about 2 minutes of me saying that the crack turned into a hole!! Can see it's beak out [​IMG]
     
  9. Chicken Chat

    Chicken Chat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How many eggs did you have going into lockdown? Congrats on the pip!!! [​IMG]
     
  10. newchickmama91

    newchickmama91 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    20 coturnix and 2 button quail! I've got 5 pips from what I can see might be more. Exactly on hatch day too never had that happen before [​IMG]
     

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