When to take them out of bator

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by winstonsgrrrl, Nov 29, 2009.

  1. winstonsgrrrl

    winstonsgrrrl Out Of The Brooder

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    I've got 7 out of 16 quail hatched. Yay for me! Six have been out for a few hours and are dried off. Do I take them out now?
     
  2. Princess Amri

    Princess Amri Is Mostly Harmless

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    You can leave them in for about 24 hours but if it bugs you to think of them starving, take them out very quickly. I know it can be done because I've done it!
     
  3. winstonsgrrrl

    winstonsgrrrl Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks Kooshie! I took them out really quickly, and I'm glad I did. I found two under the wire in the water reservoir. Unfortunately, one had already drowned, but I got the other one. So that makes 8 hatched out of 16 so far, with 7 surviving.
     

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