Quail on his back....

Discussion in 'Quail' started by UniqueQuail, Jun 24, 2016.

  1. UniqueQuail

    UniqueQuail Just Hatched

    Jun 6, 2016
    Aberdeenshire, Scotland
    Hi all. Advice needed. I just had 5 coturnix chicks hatch but one is still on his back. He can't right himself. Its been about 3 hours. He doesn't have splayed legs. Has anyone seen this before, and is there anything I could or should do?? Thanks in advance.
  2. davedavey

    davedavey Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 13, 2013
    washington state
    Turn him over!! Had the same thing, there usualy fine. If your worried about loosing moisture from your incubator ( just ad warm water to the water tray and the moisture stays up) or a little hot water. Do it everytime i hatch and never have problems and moisture stays up!!!

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