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which quail lays the biggest eggs?

post #1 of 20
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I was wondering what quail lays the biggest eggs?And how many of em too.I was thinking the jumbo brown coturnix or the jumbo white coturnix but im not to sure.I plan on selling them at farmers market.Any info would be appreciated,thx.

post #2 of 20

I know this was already mentioned in your other thread, mainly because I'm one that mentioned it big_smile

Jumbo anything should lay larger eggs than other quail. My whites are about half the size of my jumbo birds, but their eggs are almost identical in size.

There are some 'strains' that lay larger eggs, LilRalphieRoosmama has birds that consistently lay double yolkers. So you might want to check with her and see if she has any eggs for hatching available. smile

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post #3 of 20
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Thx for the info,appreciate it I guess ima just get jumbo brown coturnix,they lay good and I can butcher em at a good wieght too unless you know any other breed thats bigger then them.

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The Larger The Bird And The Older She Is Will Produce The Largest Eggs. Note Size Increases As The Hen Gets Older...

I'm Not Yelling!... Thanx Anyway, But Its The Best Way For Me To Read The Print On The Screen.....LF Cochins, SERAMA, RINGNECK AND RUFFED PHEASANTS, MEL. MUTANT RINGNECKS, BLUE SLATE TURKEYS, MALLARDS, WOOD DUCKS, ROUENS, BUTLER BOB WHITES, COTURNIX. PM ME FOR EGG AVAILABILITIES!
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I'm Not Yelling!... Thanx Anyway, But Its The Best Way For Me To Read The Print On The Screen.....LF Cochins, SERAMA, RINGNECK AND RUFFED PHEASANTS, MEL. MUTANT RINGNECKS, BLUE SLATE TURKEYS, MALLARDS, WOOD DUCKS, ROUENS, BUTLER BOB WHITES, COTURNIX. PM ME FOR EGG AVAILABILITIES!
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post #5 of 20
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oh ok thx.Im thinking of keeping my laying hens I hatch out for a year then butchering them.Then ill have a second generaition once I hatch out some more in the bator.

post #6 of 20
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Originally Posted by pringle 

oh ok thx.Im thinking of keeping my laying hens I hatch out for a year then butchering them.Then ill have a second generaition once I hatch out some more in the bator.


A YEAR? YOU'LL HAVE MORE THAN 1 GENERATION OF HATCHING EGGS--- IN A YEAR YOU COULD BE WORKING ON THE 5TH OR 6TH GENERATION HATCHING EGGS WITH THE COTURNIX

AND FOR THE RECORD--- THE BIGGEST QUAIL EGGS ARE THOSE FROM 2-3 YR OLD BUTLER BOB WHITES(MAYBE CHARLIES SLATE BELT MONSTER BOBS? IDK YET)--- THEY GO THE SIZE OF MATURE PHEASANT EGGS.

I'm Not Yelling!... Thanx Anyway, But Its The Best Way For Me To Read The Print On The Screen.....LF Cochins, SERAMA, RINGNECK AND RUFFED PHEASANTS, MEL. MUTANT RINGNECKS, BLUE SLATE TURKEYS, MALLARDS, WOOD DUCKS, ROUENS, BUTLER BOB WHITES, COTURNIX. PM ME FOR EGG AVAILABILITIES!
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I'm Not Yelling!... Thanx Anyway, But Its The Best Way For Me To Read The Print On The Screen.....LF Cochins, SERAMA, RINGNECK AND RUFFED PHEASANTS, MEL. MUTANT RINGNECKS, BLUE SLATE TURKEYS, MALLARDS, WOOD DUCKS, ROUENS, BUTLER BOB WHITES, COTURNIX. PM ME FOR EGG AVAILABILITIES!
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post #7 of 20
Thread Starter 

Well during that year ima be butchering all the ones I hatch out,but at the end ill save the last batch for egg laying,sorry I caused some cunfusion.

post #8 of 20
Thread Starter 

oh and also do you know any hatcheries were I can purchase these butler bobwhite from perferablie from eggs?

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Originally Posted by pringle 

oh and also do you know any hatcheries were I can purchase these butler bobwhite from perferablie from eggs?


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BUT THEY'RE OUT OF SEASON NOW sad THE PROBLEM WITH BOBS IS THAT THEY LAY WAY FEWER EGGS THAN COTURNIX--- THEY LAY LATE SPRING, AND MOST WILL LAY AGAIN LATE SUMMER. ANYWHERE FROM 20-40 OR SO EGGS PER HEN. AND ONCE YOU HATCH THEM YOU'LL MORE THAN LIKELY BE A YEAR OR SO GETTING ANY EGGS FROM THEM--- THEY ARE HUGE, BUT SLOW GROWERS--- NOT AT ALL LIKE COTURNIX.

I'm Not Yelling!... Thanx Anyway, But Its The Best Way For Me To Read The Print On The Screen.....LF Cochins, SERAMA, RINGNECK AND RUFFED PHEASANTS, MEL. MUTANT RINGNECKS, BLUE SLATE TURKEYS, MALLARDS, WOOD DUCKS, ROUENS, BUTLER BOB WHITES, COTURNIX. PM ME FOR EGG AVAILABILITIES!
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I'm Not Yelling!... Thanx Anyway, But Its The Best Way For Me To Read The Print On The Screen.....LF Cochins, SERAMA, RINGNECK AND RUFFED PHEASANTS, MEL. MUTANT RINGNECKS, BLUE SLATE TURKEYS, MALLARDS, WOOD DUCKS, ROUENS, BUTLER BOB WHITES, COTURNIX. PM ME FOR EGG AVAILABILITIES!
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post #10 of 20
Thread Starter 

awww then I guess I better get coturnix becouse ill need em for selling unfertilized eggs at farmers market on saturdays.

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