Question... Egg cups... Remove eggs for hatching???

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by jfulcher, Jun 23, 2011.

  1. jfulcher

    jfulcher Songster

    May 24, 2011
    Tucson, AZ 85712
    Egg cups carton trays wtvr you wanna call them.. Is it better to have them on the grate or in the egg cup when they hatch????????? I am worried the lil button quail will get stuck or hurt in the cup...
  2. Griffin Nest

    Griffin Nest Songster

    Aug 7, 2010
    you must always take them out
  3. jfulcher

    jfulcher Songster

    May 24, 2011
    Tucson, AZ 85712
    Quote:k ty
  4. quintinp

    quintinp Songster

    Oct 22, 2010
    Southern Oklahoma
    yeah probably
  5. snyd08

    snyd08 Chirping

    Jun 17, 2011
    you must always take them out???????? tell that to the JUMBO, texas A&Ms, cochin bantams, and EE bantams that all just hatched from "trays" i put the eggs on trays so when they are all hatching noone is bumping and rolling one another. done this for about a year now and my hatch rate has been 50 times better this year than last.... [​IMG]

    jfulcher i'v seen how you have your eggs. those i would take out because you only have very few so spread them out a good inch or two apart from one another and you should have no issues. today was your hatch day! hope you had success with even just one little guy. [​IMG] [​IMG]

    my incubators have been hatching A&Ms and Jumbos non stop. chicks everywhere! time to start culling some bad genes in the quail coops. [​IMG] [​IMG]
  6. jfulcher

    jfulcher Songster

    May 24, 2011
    Tucson, AZ 85712
    Quote:No chicks yet... But not giving up on them yet.... [​IMG]
  7. rebelcowboysnb

    rebelcowboysnb Confederate Money Farm

    Some people put them in cartons to hatch but dont leave them in the turner.

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