Egg Sitting

Discussion in 'Quail' started by 1nked84, Mar 1, 2016.

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    1nked84 Out Of The Brooder

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    Does anyone know if quails (specifically button) start sitting on eggs as soon as the 1st one is layed? Or do they wait to lay a whole clutch then do the sitting there after? How many eggs usually make a clutch?
     
  2. DK newbie

    DK newbie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They wait till they have a clutch. Mine usually lay 7-10 before sitting, though I've read somewhere that around 5 is usual.
     
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    1nked84 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks! I have 2 new females and they haven't sat yet. I'm hoping they'll sit once done and ready. They just hid their eggs too so I'm guessing they've built a nest somewhere.
     

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