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Table light incubation

Discussion in 'Quail' started by KrisandLuna, Aug 17, 2016.

  1. KrisandLuna

    KrisandLuna In the Brooder

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    I love how I had two previous hatches;

    1st in homemade incubator
    2nd in a actual incubator (borrowed)

    1st lost 60% of developed eggs within 7 days
    2nd lost 50% of developed eggs within 7 days

    This time I'm screwing around and incubating them with a lamp, nothing else, on some rocks and under a lamp with a 25w bulb. Day 7 and all are PERFECT and developing.

    Let's see if they make it full term.
     

  2. lydiagirl99

    lydiagirl99 Chirping

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    Curious to see what happens !
     
  3. quailsrock

    quailsrock In the Brooder

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    Me too!!!
     
  4. KrisandLuna

    KrisandLuna In the Brooder

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    Still going strong and the temp went to 105* today (heat wave here).
     
  5. KrisandLuna

    KrisandLuna In the Brooder

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    Day 15
    Humidity has been 22%, heat fluctuations to 108*, chicks are in there and moving. Should be another couple days. I did place a saucer of water beneath for some humidity. But not incubator still, just a heat lamp now
     
  6. lydiagirl99

    lydiagirl99 Chirping

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    Can't wait to see the hatch rate !
     
  7. KrisandLuna

    KrisandLuna In the Brooder

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    [​IMG]

    So I got 3/3, chicks grew perfect t and pipped but we're unable to turn and zip (probably due to humidity, so I had to help them all after about 36-40 hrs - they were very happy to get out!

    So it works, sorta!
     

  8. lydiagirl99

    lydiagirl99 Chirping

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    How adorable ! Congrats ! [​IMG]
     
  9. lomine

    lomine Crowing

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    Way to go. [​IMG] That's impressive.
     

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