How Long Does It Take Quail Eggs To Hatch

I am often asked how long it takes quail eggs to hatch. The incubation period for bobwhite quail eggs is 23-24 days. Here is a link to information on incubating bobwhite quail eggs http://www.farmingfriends.com/incubating-bobwhite-quail-eggs/ The incubation period for Coturnix (Japanese) quail eggs is 17 days. Here is a link for information about incubating japanese quail … Read more How Long Does It Take Quail Eggs To Hatch

Using Milk To Treat Coccidiosis

I have recently been advised that milk can help treat coccidiosis.  I found a reference that said they used to use milk (cow or goat) to treat coccidiosis (http://www.cornerstone-farm.com/dealing_with_coccidiosis.htm). So I tried it – giving milk to drink and putting it in their food. Within 2 days, our japanese bantam had recovered significantly and has … Read more Using Milk To Treat Coccidiosis

Building Your Own Poultry Egg Incubator

You can make your own incubator using a cardboard box, wood or a polystyrene box and a heat lamp and making your own wet bulb for the humidity.  I was going to build my own poultry egg incubator but then a friend recommended  a Covina incubator for hatching my poultry eggs, as she had hatched … Read more Building Your Own Poultry Egg Incubator

Storing Quail Eggs Before Incubation

It is important for quail eggs that are not incubated straight away, to be stored correctly. Cracked, poorly shaped, soiled, thin shelled, unusually large or unusually small quail eggs should not be kept for incubation. Only select clean and undamaged quail eggs for incubation. Quail eggs should not be washed. Try not to handle the … Read more Storing Quail Eggs Before Incubation