When do Jumbo quail hatch?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by chickenlady81, Jun 10, 2010.

  1. chickenlady81

    chickenlady81 Songster

    Jun 10, 2008
    Weare, NH
    Im wondering what day to put them on lockdown?
  2. HorseFeatherz NV

    HorseFeatherz NV Eggink Chickens

    I do not know so will give you a bump. [​IMG]
  3. joe17

    joe17 Songster

    Nov 25, 2009
    try googling it
  4. Doc Henry

    Doc Henry Songster

    Nov 16, 2009
    Georgetown Tx
    Put them in lockdown on day 14 they will hatch at day 16-18 depending on temp. At a steady 99.5 they will go to day 18.
  5. Akane

    Akane Crowing

    Jun 15, 2008
    Even if your temps are spot on they can hatch early. Quail are a bit unpredictable. Lock them down on day 14 and then just wait. 16-18 days is just the average. I wouldn't count them out until day 20 especially if your temps aren't perfect. Make sure to remove any hatched quail within the first day. They need food and waiting sooner than a chicken and they will start picking at hatching chicks if left too long. I ended up with a bald button quail chick because I left the hatched ones in overnight and it was the last to hatch.

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