bob white eggs?

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by hooksetz, Feb 11, 2009.

  1. hooksetz

    hooksetz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've got my bob whites in outdoor pens, no eggs yet, any body else? I've got them paired in trios 1 roo, 2 hens, they have nest boxes and are eating high protein gamebird feed. Any ideas?
     
  2. monarc23

    monarc23 Coturnix Obsessed

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    it's not time for them just yet [​IMG]
     
  3. hinkjc

    hinkjc Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Ours won't start laying until anytime between end of March through April. Depends on lighting mostly, but weather/temps can affect them as well.
     
  4. B. Saffles Farms

    B. Saffles Farms Mr. Yappy Chickenizer

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    Ours aint laying either, usually takes them to a little closer to spring.
     
  5. CountryMom

    CountryMom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mine are not laying either, but I am thinking of putting lights up here soon. Being so far south our temperatures are not that low right now.
     
  6. hooksetz

    hooksetz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I thought it was just mine, but I guess not, thanks and hopefully soon we'll all have eggs.
     
  7. monarc23

    monarc23 Coturnix Obsessed

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    Quote:yeppers if you have them outdoors with no artificial lighting you should start seeing eggs by mid march.....make sure they have visual acess to sun light (as it's what turns them into breeding season) [​IMG]
     
  8. Mrs MIA

    Mrs MIA Chick Magnet

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    Yep... I keep a few select breeders inside with artificial light so I have a few eggs through the winter, but the ones that are outside are not laying yet. Oh, c'mon Spring!!! [​IMG]
     
  9. monarc23

    monarc23 Coturnix Obsessed

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    ^^ I second spring! LOL!
     
  10. hooksetz

    hooksetz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    they've really started putting the feed away now, could that be a sign of breeding in the very near future?
     

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