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 99.5-99.75º F
Humidity = wet bulb humidity of around 84-86º F

California Valley Quail
Incubation period = 22-23 days
Temperature = approximately 99.75 degrees F
Humidity = 84 to 86 degrees F wet bulb

Gambel’s Quail
Incubation period = 21-23 days
Temperature = approximately 99.75 degrees F
Humidity = wet bulb of 83 F

Mountain Quail
Incubation period = 24-25 days
Temperature = approximately 99.75 degrees F
Humidity = Wet Bulb of 82 to 84 degrees F

Blue Scaled Quail
Incubation period = 22-23 days
Temperature = approximately 99.75 degrees F
Humidity = Humidity: 82 to 84 degrees F wet bulb.

Harlequin Quail
Incubation period =15-18 days
Temperature = 37.6° Celsius
Humidity = ?

Mearns Quail
Incubation period = 24 – 25 days

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