When to transfer coturnix quail eggs to hatcher?

Discussion in 'Quail' started by dragontamer56, Jul 28, 2011.

  1. dragontamer56

    dragontamer56 Out Of The Brooder

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    Hey i was just surprised by getting 24 jumbo brown coturnix quail eggs and i have seen that the incubation is 17-18 days. i have also seen 16-17 days. When should i transfer the eggs to the hatcher?
     
  2. Emilys3guppies

    Emilys3guppies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I go into Lockdown on Day 14 with coturnix. [​IMG] HTH!
     
  3. Stellar

    Stellar The Quail Lady

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    Yes, 14 days put them in the hatcher. You may be surprised with some early hatchers [​IMG] They are so cute! Enjoy [​IMG]
     
  4. shelleyd2008

    shelleyd2008 the bird is the word

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    The past couple hatches, mine have been popping out at day 15. I've been moving them to the hatcher on day 12. I don't think it makes a difference if you stop turning them early or never stop turning them.
     

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