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Average slaughter age of coturnix quail

Discussion in 'Quail' started by jackhorn01, Dec 28, 2015.

  1. jackhorn01

    jackhorn01 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 10, 2012
    Logansport, Louisiana
    What age do most of you experienced quail farmers slaughter coturnix quail?
  2. dc3085

    dc3085 Chillin' With My Peeps

    6 weeks for uniform carcass size, 8 weeks for the top of the growth curve, 12 weeks for a little fat around the edges.
  3. Monkau

    Monkau Out Of The Brooder

    Jul 17, 2015
    Perth, Western Australia
    Any time after about 6 weeks, as soon as they start crowing loud and often enough that it pisses me off. Did 5 today, now marinating for tomorrow, spared the others as they were smaller and I didnt need them right away...

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