Well I have pips again...and eggs coming!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by SamG347, Feb 10, 2009.

  1. SamG347

    SamG347 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 4, 2007
    PA
    I have a small batch of Coturnix eggs that are due today into tomorrow. I just checked the bator to add water and saw pips and eggs rocking. This batch should have the following colors...

    Red Tuxedo
    Golden Italian/Manchurian
    Reg.Brown

    Only about 12-15 eggs.....but I have 2-3 dozen eggs coming in the mail! They include, Tuxedo, Golden, Golden Ginger, Ginger, and British Dark Range.
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  2. coffeemama

    coffeemama Barista Queen

    Mar 5, 2008
    Oregono
    Oh well you have to post pics of the red tuxedos Sam-I love tux's but haven't seen the reds [​IMG]
     
  3. SamG347

    SamG347 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 4, 2007
    PA
    I will!!! Really hoping they hatch....this group would have been over 30 eggs but the thermometer I was using was just a cheapo from walmart that I got at the last minute to use in my one bator....But I just checked....have 3 eggs with visible pips and 2 eggs rocking. Hopefully tomorrow I will wake up and have lots of chicks...well lots meaning 5-7 out of the 12 hopefully. More would be nice too!
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  4. daisychick

    daisychick Incubator Tetris Master Consultant

    Feb 8, 2009
    Colorado
    I love quail and am so interested in them. I was wondering what do you do with them?? I know you keep them to breed and hatch them but what are other uses for them?? Do people buy the adult birds?? I would love to try to hatch out some in the future but am not sure what to do with them once I have them??

    This may not be the right thread to ask this but I am curious:frow
     
  5. SamG347

    SamG347 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 4, 2007
    PA
    Don't worry about thread jacking. I will have lots of hatching eggs and birds avaliable this spring/summer. I use my birds for breeding....meat...and eggs. Also have people that buy them to train dogs.
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  6. daisychick

    daisychick Incubator Tetris Master Consultant

    Feb 8, 2009
    Colorado
    Can't wait to see the babies from this batch!! Oh yeah one more quail question...[​IMG] Do people eat quail eggs like chicken eggs ??? I know they are small but just curious....again. [​IMG]
     
  7. SamG347

    SamG347 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 4, 2007
    PA
    Yep you can....I think most hard-boil them though.
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  8. SamG347

    SamG347 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 4, 2007
    PA
    1 Golden chick out! The chick is mostly white so I will be interested to see what she/he grows into.
    4 More eggs pipped.

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  9. Scraps

    Scraps Chillin' With My Peeps

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    End of a dirt road...
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  10. SamG347

    SamG347 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 4, 2007
    PA
    As of this morning I have...

    2 Reg.brown chicks
    2 Golden chicks
    1 Red Tuxedo chick

    I think this might be all for this hatch. Leaving them in the bator till I get home then switching them to my temporary brooder aka the ten gallon fish tank...and in 3-4 days they will go in with the other chicks.
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