What day should Bobwhite hatch?

Discussion in 'Quail' started by bietsch624, May 14, 2011.

  1. bietsch624

    bietsch624 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm on day 24 and still no movement in the incubator...I'm very worried..
     
  2. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend... Staff Member

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    Generally Bobwhite hatch in 22-23 days. Mine usually hatch on day 22 and 23 although I have had them hatch on day 24. Are they moving in the eggs yet?
     
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  3. bietsch624

    bietsch624 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Not yet I got one out and candled and I can't even see through the shell so I know there's something big in there...
     
  4. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend... Staff Member

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    I have heard that they can still hatch on day 25, possibly day 26. Gvie them time. I hope they hatch for you [​IMG]
     
  5. _Randall_

    _Randall_ Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Do you see a pip on any of the eggs? Yeah, I'd give them a wait until day 25, then I'd start to get a little skeptical. I wish you luck!
     
  6. BobwhiteQuailLover

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    I keep mine in 3 days later. 23-26. [​IMG] (26 is the high end)
     
  7. PortugalBreeder

    PortugalBreeder Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Any news there?
     
  8. BobwhiteQuailLover

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    They will be fine, I have had some hatch on day 30 even.
     
  9. _Randall_

    _Randall_ Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Day 30??? .................... as in 6-7 days PAST normal hatch period??????
     
  10. jm93030

    jm93030 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My Bobs started to pick on day 22 and hatch on day 23 the las 2 eggs hatched on the day 25

    I had some coturnix hatching 7 days later from the due date


    Why dont you try the water test and see if there is a live bird in there.
     
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