when to put in the incubater?

Discussion in 'Quail' started by rule6660, Sep 23, 2010.

  1. rule6660

    rule6660 Out Of The Brooder

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    Hello all, i've had coturnix quails since the end of may and my females are laying eggs. i have 3 females and just got a male from a friend a week ago. now my question is when should i start putting the eggs in an incubator? I have not seen any activity with the birds, but was thinking of giving them another week or so before putting the eggs in. any other suggestions?
     
  2. Mrs. Fluffy Puffy

    Mrs. Fluffy Puffy Fluffy Feather Farm

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    I would wait either until I see the male mate a hen or until you can be sure he was done his stuff. [​IMG]
     

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