Coturnix Quail

Discussion in 'Quail' started by bullrider, Apr 5, 2009.

  1. bullrider

    bullrider Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Will coturnix quail set on there eggs or do i need to collect them and put them in my bator?
     
  2. B. Saffles Farms

    B. Saffles Farms Mr. Yappy Chickenizer

    Nov 23, 2008
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  3. bullrider

    bullrider Chillin' With My Peeps

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    K thanks
     
  4. monarc23

    monarc23 Coturnix Obsessed

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    yeppers bsaffles said it right. I dont know of anyone yet personally who's sucessfully got their coturnix to sit. But it would be neat to hear how someone did it. Im sure mimicing their natural habitat as much as possible could make it so, but yes normally you have to collect or set them under a silkie...that's how the chinese did it for many years (with silkies).
     
  5. bullrider

    bullrider Chillin' With My Peeps

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    WoW thats a good idea i was wanted to write you it sounds like you know alot about coturnix quail but i didnt want to bother you theey are only about 10 weeks old i was going to put them in my flight pen.I bought 48 eggs back in jan and hatched 15 i thinks that good for my 2nd hatch i guess i need to get a silkie thanks for the help, Kim
     
  6. monarc23

    monarc23 Coturnix Obsessed

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    Quote:you'd never be bothering me! PM me ANYTIME! [​IMG]
     
  7. bullrider

    bullrider Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You might regret that i have never raised them before and have alot of questions. p.s. is the flight pen bad causes sounds like most people put them in smaller pens the flight pen is 20x40? thanks Kim
     
  8. Bettacreek

    Bettacreek Overrun With Chickens

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    The breeder who I got my current eggs from has his main flock in a huge horse stall, it's about the size of a small room. I'm sure they'd be fine in the larger spacing.
     

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