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When do I lockdown Gambels,Californian and Scaled eggs?

Discussion in 'Quail' started by mrslb333, Aug 5, 2010.

  1. mrslb333

    mrslb333 Songster

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    Hiya, I have Gambels, Californian and Scaled quail eggs in the incubator. I have incubated other kinds of quail before but all the info I can find on these breeds is that they take 21-23 days. So do I lockdown today day 18 or wait until day 20?
    Also if anyone has experience with these eggs any advice would be greatly received.
    Thanks
     
  2. JJMR794

    JJMR794 Crowing

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    Lock Down Day 20 For Me Anyways... I Hardly Ever Get Any Early Birds Out Of Those Breeds
     
  3. mrslb333

    mrslb333 Songster

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    I originally had 36 eggs now I'm down to 3 not sure if thats down to my new incubator though as I've lost nearly all my chicken eggs too. Might be time to switch back to my old one [​IMG]
     
  4. aprophet

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    the one hatch I have done with them I did like JJ, if you got eggs from first year birds some times they are not that fertile almost all mine hatched at the end of day 22
     
  5. JJMR794

    JJMR794 Crowing

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    I Cant Say For Sure About The Blue Scales, But Gambels And Valleys The Eggs Do Not Ship Well! This Is True Of Most Gamebirds, With Bobs And Coturnix Being The Obvious Exceptions.
     

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