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Button quail

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Why won't my two young pairs of button quail lay eggs they have a pretty big cage for there size and have nesting boxes as well
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How young?
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Originally Posted by OrganicFarmWife View Post

How young?
hatched last year
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So 12 months?
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Mine have always started by 12 weeks at the latest. Do they have sufficient light, at least 12 hours a day?

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Stress, feed and light are probably the main things that could cause this - that is, if you are sure you actually have females. I had a female hatch around June last year and she didn't start laying till about 2 months ago. I think there was too little light by the time she matured. But if have 12 hours of light a day, and you are sure they are females, then you might want to elaborate on how and where you keep them, what you feed them and such..

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Well they get 12 hours of light but it is kind of dim and they for sure are 2 females
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