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QUESTION

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by c.wilson, Nov 27, 2008.

  1. c.wilson

    c.wilson Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I WAS JUST OFFERED SOME BUTTON QUAIL EGGS FROM A FRIEND BUT I DONT HAVE ANY INCUBATOR..BUT I DO HAVE A BROODY SILKIE..I WAS WONDERING IF SHE COULD HATCH THEM AND TEACH THEM TO GO TO THE COOP AT NIGHT..I DONT REALLY WANT TO MAKE A FLIGHT PEN..SOO I WAS WONDERING IF SHE WOULD TEACH THEM HOW TO GO TO BED AT NIGHT...IF ANYONE HAS LET ONE DO THIS BEFORE..PLEASE POST A PIC OF HER AND HER BABY QUAIL..THAT AND THE INFORMATON WOULD BE HELPFUL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! [​IMG]
     
  2. beakkeeper

    beakkeeper Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Someone asked the same question recently--I can't find the thread though. It sounds like it's possible, but a little risky because the button eggs are SO small. Sorry I am not much help--I don't have any birds... YET!
     
  3. CindyS

    CindyS Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I suppose you could try it. If she is a small hen. You would need to be careful what nesting materials you use because the eggs might get lost. maybe she would not even know they are eggs!
     
  4. c.wilson

    c.wilson Chillin' With My Peeps

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    well i guess its possible
     

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