Quail Egg Fertility Rate October 2009

When breeding quail and incubating their eggs it is important to keep a record of fertility and to calculate the percentage fertility because this will help in evaluating incubation  and breeding efficiency. I have recently incubated some quail eggs from quail that were hatched themselves in 2007, so two years on it is important to check their … Read more Quail Egg Fertility Rate October 2009

Quail Egg Hatch Rate October 2009

When breeding quail and incubating their eggs it is important to keep a record of the percentage of total eggs hatched because this will help in evaluating incubation and hatch efficiency. I have recently hatched some quail chicks and wanted to share the hatch rate with you. You can calculate hatch rate in the following way; … Read more Quail Egg Hatch Rate October 2009

Japanese Quail Eggs In Incubator

I filled my hovabator incubator with 42 Japanese quail eggs about 15 days ago. Japanese quail eggs take approximately 17 days to hatch. This morning I took the automatic egg turner out of the incubator and filled up the water trays to increase the humidity. After lunch I thought I could hear some cheeping coming … Read more Japanese Quail Eggs In Incubator

Day Old Japanese Quail Chicks

I moved the day old quail chicks from the incubator after they had been hatched for 24 hours. Quail chicks can survive without food and water in the incubator for at least 24 hours as they absorb the yolk sac just before they hatch which provides them with nutirents in the first 24 hours. I … Read more Day Old Japanese Quail Chicks

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

Should You Help Hatching Quail Out Of Their Shell?

There is alot of debate about whether you should help a quail chick or any chick out of their shell. I believe it is up to the individual to assess their own situation and decide if they are going to intervene or not. I received a comment from Dave today asking if he should help … Read more Should You Help Hatching Quail Out Of Their Shell?

Quail Eggs Hatch Rate

If you are breeding quail and incubating their eggs it is important to keep a record of the percentage of total eggs hatched because this will help in evaluating incubation and hatch efficiency. Calculating Hatch Rate The percentage hatch rate is the percentage of total eggs hatched out. % hatch rate = number of eggs hatched … Read more Quail Eggs Hatch Rate

Quail Egg Hatchability Rate

If you are breeding quail and incubating their eggs it is important to keep a record of hatchability and to calculate the percentage hatchability because this will help in evaluating incubation and hatch efficiency. Calculating Hatchability The percentage of hatchability is the percentage of eggs which actually hatch out as live young. % hatchability = number … Read more Quail Egg Hatchability Rate