Quail Rails?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Nmarine1057, Oct 5, 2011.

  1. Nmarine1057

    Nmarine1057 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Will the little giant quail rails work for silkie eggs?
     
  2. jm93030

    jm93030 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If they are made for quail

    they will not hold the silkie eggs

    unless they are the standar racks


    silkie eggs may be like a golf ball size but oval shaped
     
  3. Nmarine1057

    Nmarine1057 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you, just waisted some money then [​IMG]
     
  4. jm93030

    jm93030 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Do you have a picture of those racks?
     
  5. Nmarine1057

    Nmarine1057 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here's one I put a quarter in one so you can judge the size better

    [​IMG]
     
  6. cmom

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    You can try but I think a regular rack will work.
     
  7. Nmarine1057

    Nmarine1057 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've never seen silkie eggs but if they will fit in my regular turning trays I'll just use them
     
  8. jm93030

    jm93030 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If you have some bantam eggs go ahead and try them on

    it may work

    also if you dont like to spend more money on more racks
    you can add some wire and make a basket
    and set the eggs on their side

    I used regular racks to incubate peacock eggs just added wire

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  9. cmom

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    Silkies lay medium sized eggs.
     
  10. Nmarine1057

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    Quote:I like this idea I'll have to try it...I just have one question i the eggs are on their side wont they roll around and break?
     
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