Quail on his back....

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

  1. UniqueQuail

    UniqueQuail Just Hatched

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    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

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    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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