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
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
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
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?
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
I received an email about founding sparrow eggs. Hi, my dad found 11 sparrow eggs. We dont know how old they are. 5 were in one nest. 4 in the other and the last 2 in the third. there is no mom. Is there a possibilaty that they will hatch? If so, how do i … Read more Sparrow Eggs Found
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
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
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
I was recently asked why quail chicks die after hatching, we tried to hatch quail eggs in class and when the hatched they all died. we are trying to find out why they died. we know three of them drown, that was our fault but the rest of them just died. do you know what … Read more Why Do Quail Chicks Die After Hatching?