An incubator or hatcher is essential for successful hatching of fertile quail eggs artificially. It is essential that the temperature, humidity, light and ventilation are monitored regularly. In short, the success of artificial incubation and hatching methods depends on how close to natural an environment you can create in the absence of the mother quail.
The hatching quail eggs are gathered and placed in the incubator carefully. A quail egg with a hard shell is considered fertile. The date should be marked on the eggs with a non toxic pen as they are placed in the incubator. [Read more...]