EXCITING EGGS

Discussion in 'Quail' started by Q QUAIL S, Dec 20, 2016.

  1. Q QUAIL S

    Q QUAIL S Out Of The Brooder

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    My quail that hatched October 29th. Now started laying!!! This morning when I went to take care of my QQ'S ( that is what I call my quail) I found two eggs!!!!!![​IMG]
     
  2. N F C

    N F C doo be doo be doo Premium Member

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    Congratulations! [​IMG]
     
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  3. MageofMist

    MageofMist Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Congratulations! [​IMG]
     
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  4. abot87

    abot87 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Congrats!

    What type of quail are they?

    ABOT
     
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  5. Q QUAIL S

    Q QUAIL S Out Of The Brooder

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    They are coturnix quail and I used the suggestion of color sexing from the breast feathers and I have 6 females and 6 males!!!!!
     
  6. abot87

    abot87 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Hi there.

    That's brilliant!

    Remember to keep your colony ratios accordingly.
    Too many males in a single covey only bring disaster. Personally I try to keep my ratio 1:10.
    Over-mating of hens will lead to lower fertility rates and a surge in injuries.

    ABOT
     
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  7. Q QUAIL S

    Q QUAIL S Out Of The Brooder

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    That is really what I have right now a large injury I should have butchered my males a long time ago but I just haven't got the time.


    THANK YOU Abot87
     

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