Should Quail Eggs be Shaking at Day 16?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Shayleray, Dec 6, 2017.

  1. Shayleray

    Shayleray Just Hatched

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    Hi, this is my first time incubating and i'm on day 16 of my Coturnix quail incubation. Iv been watching them and i don't really see them wiggling. Is that a bad sign or do they just not wiggle sometimes. Im using a Janoel 12 incubator if that helps, Thanks.

    I have a livestream of them set up at: https://www.twitch.tv/shayleray

    if you would like to see
     
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  2. Pyxis

    Pyxis Hatchi Wan Kenobi Premium Member

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    :welcome!

    A lot of people talk about seeing the eggs wiggling around right before they hatch, but honestly in my experience that doesn't happen very often. So if you don't see movement, don't worry, that's normal, they're just fine :)
     
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  3. BullChick

    BullChick Not who you think Premium Member

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    Ditto. It’s funny to see, but not a requirement.
     
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  4. Shayleray

    Shayleray Just Hatched

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    THANK YOU GUYS SOOO MUCH FOR THE RESPONSE. I was getting super worried lol
     
  5. BullChick

    BullChick Not who you think Premium Member

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    We are all here to help!
     
  6. BullChick

    BullChick Not who you think Premium Member

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    You would be surprised at how much you know. If you go to the help section of BYC, you can find new posts of people needing help. You can answer so many questions, and comfort so many other members that are worried about something.
     

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