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coturnix laying question??

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by KYBOY, Jun 5, 2008.

  1. KYBOY

    KYBOY Songster

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    Ive raised bobwhites but these are my first coturnix. Ive been told they are predigeous layers..I even read somewhere on the net that a hen can lay upwards of 300 egss per year(and we know since its on the net it must be true [​IMG] ) LOL..Whats your exp on coturnix egg laying? Thanks
     
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  2. Mrs MIA

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    I think it depends on how old they are. I have a pair that's almost a year old, and she only lays once a week if I'm lucky. I'll let you know in a few weeks when my babies start laying, ok?
     
  3. gamebirdsonly

    gamebirdsonly Crowing

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    they are laying machines, starting at 7 weeks and they eat alot for how small they are.
     
  4. Mrs MIA

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    They POOP a lot for how small they are, too!
     

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