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!st quail hatch of the year

Discussion in 'Quail' started by kerry 2138, May 12, 2011.

  1. kerry 2138

    kerry 2138 Out Of The Brooder

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    Just hatched my first batch of bobwhite for this year. hatched 217 of 256 fertile eggs. Is this a good average?
     
  2. Ga.chickenman

    Ga.chickenman Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would say it's very good! [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: May 12, 2011
  3. bietsch624

    bietsch624 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Could you hear them pipping before they hatched?
     
  4. kerry 2138

    kerry 2138 Out Of The Brooder

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    no piping but if you held an egg very lightly you could feel them moving inside.
     

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