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Not all good news

Sadly, out of the sixty quail eggs that we incubated, only thirty-two hatched, six of those needing assistance. So far, four have died, a couple of them are looking a bit dodgy on their pins and one has a bendy neck!. 192 more words

Hatching

Making an entrance

There was one wee quail ready to greet us at breakfast time this morning! Here’s a quick peek at our first ten arrivals after being transported in the trusty fleece hat to the brooder in the old church. 15 more words

Hatching

Can't beat a dust bath

Whatever the weather, our quail love nothing more than a dust bath. We give them a mixture of sand, fine oyster shell and an organic poultry mite powder to keep them in tip top condition. 54 more words