Question About Hatching Bobs

Discussion in 'Quail' started by sixshooter60, Jan 6, 2012.

  1. sixshooter60

    sixshooter60 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have some tenn reds in the bator now they were set on the evening of Dec, 20th. I have seen on here several different hatching times.. i have kept the temp at between 99.5 and 100 and the humidity between 50 and 55 . now my question to the folks that have hatched bobs what is the date i should move them to the hatcher. most i have read says day 20 . so im just wondering if thats right . i plan on locking down on Jan 9th.. just wondering if this is the right time or not. .thanks
     
  2. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend... Staff Member

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    At day 20, stop the turners, or move the eggs to the hatcher. On that day, 20, up the humidity level about 65% to 70%. The babies need a bit more humidity to hatch properly. Good luck with your Reds...gorgeous birds!
     
  3. JJMR794

    JJMR794 Overrun With Chickens

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    If You Set Them On 12/20/11 They Are Due On 1/11/12... Lock 'em Down On 1/8/12
     
    Last edited: Jan 6, 2012
  4. sixshooter60

    sixshooter60 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks for the replies.. will lock down tomorrow
     

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