At what age do you process coturnix quail?

Discussion in 'Quail' started by miss_thenorth, Aug 7, 2009.

  1. miss_thenorth

    miss_thenorth Songster

    Dec 28, 2007
    SW Ont, Canada
    I've read different ages-varying from 6 weeks to 12 weeks. How much of a difference does an extra 6 weeks make? My 6 week old quail are really about the same size as my breeders. Is it worth it to wait longer?

    And also, should they be laying at 6 weeks too?

    Thanks !!!!!

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