First Quail Egg!!

Hey Everyone!   We got our very first quail egg on Friday!! We’ve even gotten one more since then! One quail (probably the biggest one) started laying at exactly 6 weeks old. Now we just need the other 3 to catch up and we might be able to do something with them. This definitely makes…

Quails Hatching!

Hey Everyone! Well, we finally had some quails hatch! Yesterday (Oct. 27th) was Day #20 and we had our first chick hatch. He struggled, but he made it! This first chick was born about 12:30pm so we were both around to watch him hatch, which was pretty awesome. This second little guy was born about…

I hope we didn’t botch the quails….

Hello all, Well, we’re on our last leg of the journey for the quails! Yay! 1-5 more days until hatch! Since we began incubating a couple problems have come to my attention. We had a cracked egg and I didn’t know it. I’m not sure if it was cracked recently or before we started. The…

The Quails are Here!!

Hey Everyone! The eggs showed up today! They are in the incubator and going already! 16-20 days and they will be hatching! I’ll keep you updated! Here’s hoping for a good hatch! Don’t forget to subscribe! Ben

Incubator is Finished!!

Hello Everyone! Well, I’ve finally got the incubator finished and keeping temperature! It’s all finished finally. I bought a computer fan to keep the interior flowing and keep the temp even. It was about $12 on amazon and I hooked it up to an old phone charger I bought at Goodwill for $2. Here is…

Quail Basics and Our Plan

Hey everyone! Well, we’re getting close! Our final supplies for the incubator are almost here and I’m ready to start hatching some quail! It’s pretty exciting! First off, let’s talk facts. Quail Basics I guess I should start with the fact that quail are considered game birds, not poultry. They are popular among hunters and…

Beginning to Build Our Incubator

Hey Everyone! Well, it’s been a really nice weekend so far. Up here in Michigan the weather has been awesome. We’ve had a couple of days with a warm sun, a cool breeze and incredibly comfortable. The bakery has been doing extremely well this month (by far my best month this year) and everything is…