Incubating Calfornia Valley Quail Eggs

California Valley Quail are also known as Valley Quail and they are the state bird of California. Incubating California Valley Quail Eggs Incubation period = 22-23 days Temperature = approximately 99.75 degrees F Humidity = 84 to 86 degrees F wet bulb If you keep quail and want to ask a question to get some … Read more Incubating Calfornia Valley Quail Eggs

Incubating Gambel’s Quail Eggs

Gambel’s Quail are are found in arid areas of the southwestern United States and parts of Mexico. The Gambel quail egg is a pale buff to white colour with moderate pink/brown spots. Incubating Gambel’s Quail Eggs Incubation period = 21-23 days Temperature = approximately 99.75 degrees F Humidity = wet bulb of 83 F If … Read more Incubating Gambel’s Quail Eggs

Incubating Quail Eggs From Different Quail Breeds

I was recently asked about the incubation period and temperature and humidity levels for incubating eggs from different quail breeds. Japanese Coturnix Quail Incubation period = 17 days Temperature = approximately 99.5-99.9º F Humidity = wet bulb humidity of around 84-88º F Bobwhite Quail Incubation period = 21-24 days usually 23-24 days Temperature = approximately … Read more Incubating Quail Eggs From Different Quail Breeds

Can You Move Unhatched Hen Eggs?

I have been asked if you can you move unhatched hen eggs. “Can you move unhatched chook eggs to another location like another nesting spot or coup. Coral” Hi Coral, Thanks for your question. I don’t have experience of moving unhatched hen eggs myself but I have tried to move guinea fowl eggs when the … Read more Can You Move Unhatched Hen Eggs?

Should You Add Water To Incubator When Incubating Poultry Eggs

Just recently I have had a number of emails asking if water should be added to the incubator during the hatch or if you should incubate guinea fowl, hen and quail eggs with a dry hatch. hi, just a quick question, do you put water in your incubator all the way through or just at … Read more Should You Add Water To Incubator When Incubating Poultry Eggs

Storing Quail Eggs For Incubation

Well I am collecting and storing quail eggs for incubation as a friend wants some quail chicks for her grand-daughter. It seems that everyone is wanting quail eggs for hatching or quail chicks as I have had an email enquiry and a telephone call enquiry. I only have a 13 mixed gender quail in an … Read more Storing Quail Eggs For Incubation

Incubator Schemes For Schools

Had a really interesting enquiry today asking if I did an incubator scheme for schools. Thanks Belinda for making me aware of these schemes because as a former teacher I think that they are a great idea. Incubator Schemes involve providing schools with an incubator and fertile hen or duck eggs for hatching. I have … Read more Incubator Schemes For Schools

How To Identify The Gender Of A Chick

It isn’t very easy to identify the gender of young chicks but there are a number of ways to do so. Cloacal, or vent sexing is one method although this method is not easy to do without proper training and experience. This method involves examining the baby chicken’s vent, located under its tail, looking for … Read more How To Identify The Gender Of A Chick