When To Candle Courtyx Eggs?

Discussion in 'Quail' started by jm93030, Jan 23, 2011.

  1. jm93030

    jm93030 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i put some courtix quail eggs in the bator on January the 20

    when shoul I candle ? and how?


    Thank you guys
     
  2. Robo

    Robo Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 15, 2010
    Knoxville,TN
    Not much hope for candling. You can see if there is a chick or not, but you will rarely see any detail. Your best chance is around day 12 or later.
     
  3. jm93030

    jm93030 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you Robo

    By the way I checked on your site

    I liked those Tuxedo Quails

    Are they same size as the Courtix quail?

    do you have fertile eggs for sale at this time ?
     
  4. JJMR794

    JJMR794 Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:COTURNIX QUAIL GET THE RON POPIEL TREATMENT............ SET IT AND FORGET IT! [​IMG]
     
  5. Robo

    Robo Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 15, 2010
    Knoxville,TN
    Quote:They are the same size, and I just so happen to have eggs. Tuxedo is just a color mutation of the coturnix.
     
  6. joe125

    joe125 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 20, 2010
    I candle coturnix eggs before I set them, to get rid of any eggs with micro fractures. (Could be why I have never had a coturnix egg explode or even vent) I will candle at 7 days, just for the heck of it, but I'm with JJ. Just set it and forget it.
     
  7. joe125

    joe125 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 20, 2010
    Quote:They are the same size, and I just so happen to have eggs. Tuxedo is just a color mutation of the coturnix.

    Coturnix are coturnix are coturnix!

    They come in various sizes, colors and what ever. You can mix them up how ever you like. [​IMG]

    The sad fact of the matter is.....Tuxedo coturnix can not be line bread. You will be stuck with a certain amount of Non-Tuxedo birds. Even that is dicey!

    Stupid coturnix genes! Go figure [​IMG]
     

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