valley quail incubation. how long does it take them to hatch?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by KattyKillFish, May 10, 2009.

  1. KattyKillFish

    KattyKillFish Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 8, 2009
    Dillingham, Alaska
    my first time incubating valley quail eggs. they all arived in the mail in PERFECT condition! temp in the incubator is steady at 100.2-100.8.
    how long do i incubate them and what day should i move them into the hatcher?

    and my humidity is a 35% steady. that too low?
     
  2. KattyKillFish

    KattyKillFish Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 8, 2009
    Dillingham, Alaska
    i can't seem to get the humidity any higher. i added a few sponges and another water pan. it only went up to 37%

    are the old ancient brower incubators generally dry?
     
  3. jbowen9

    jbowen9 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    have you checked your meter it may be off because that sounds like alot of water there for the humidity to be so low unless you have all the air holes open
     
  4. KattyKillFish

    KattyKillFish Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 8, 2009
    Dillingham, Alaska
    yeah, i'm pretty sure it works. it's equal with all the other hygrometers in the house. i even put 2 more in there to be sure and low and behold they were all the same.

    i put tape over some of the holes, it seems to have a lot of vent holes.

    is that still too low though? i need to put the eggs in soon because they've been here since Friday and I'm not sure how old they are.
     

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