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Bobwhite finally laying eggs

Discussion in 'Quail' started by quailmaster, Apr 9, 2009.

  1. quailmaster

    quailmaster Out Of The Brooder

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    After waiting and waiting my bobwhites finally started laying eggs.Does anyone know why they took

    long,I thought they were supost to lay april 1.
     
    Last edited: Apr 9, 2009
  2. monarc23

    monarc23 Coturnix Obsessed

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    i dont know what state you live in but it's more than likely because of nature/spring weather. My one pen of coturnix just finanlly started laying nicely.....they've only been laying like 2 weeks now.
     
  3. willowcol

    willowcol Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 10, 2008
    Macclesfield NC
    Sorry can't help but congratulations on the new egg layer!
     
  4. CoyoteMagic

    CoyoteMagic RIP ?-2014

    My understanding is that bobwhite only lay in the spring. I got my first egg out of my 3 females today!!! [​IMG] I don't know which one laid it but it is soooooooooooooo pretty!!!!
     
  5. quailmaster

    quailmaster Out Of The Brooder

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    My female laid her first egg today,and it is really pretty
     

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