button quial ?

Discussion in 'Quail' started by austinhart123, Nov 16, 2008.

  1. austinhart123

    austinhart123 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i want to get button quial eggs to hatch....when do button quial reach maturaty? i want to know this because i want to know when to get them if i want them to breed by late spring/early summer. I apprietiate ur help
     
  2. BirdBoy88

    BirdBoy88 Angel Egg

    Dec 26, 2007
    Maryland
    Button quails normally hit maturity around 7 to 9 weeks old


    all of mine started laying and crowing around 8 1/2 weeks old but there have been people that have had them laying at 6 weeks and sometimes at 9 weeks of age so it's right around that area [​IMG]
     
  3. justhatchin

    justhatchin Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am checking my first batch of button eggs now(to see if they hatch). Should pip around the 23rd. I only get 3-4 a day. I am shipping some to a friend in western ks to see if I can package them correctly and then I should have some for sale. Small amounts though.

    Hatching is 16 days, 6-8 weeks for maturity.

    Can't wait to see if mine hatch! [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     

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