First Coturnix Egg at 1day shy of 6wks of age!

Discussion in 'Quail' started by vyshtia, Nov 18, 2009.

  1. vyshtia

    vyshtia Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 1, 2009
    Norco, CA
    I hatched out 4 coturnix quails. Unfortunately, only 1 is a female. 1 is white with some golden splotches on his head and back (what is this?)...anyways... she will be 6 weeks old tomorrow and laid her first egg early this morning. The egg is perfect! It's amazing that they are able to lay eggs so soon. 6 weeks! I've never heard her do the fertile song, she's pretty quiet...but obviously she's ready! She is a brown and I have her in a separate cage with a golden. I know it's not the ideal ratio...but it's better than leaving her alone with the 3 males! lol In a few more weeks, my second batch of quails will be old enough and she'll hopefully have more females to keep her company.


    Last edited: Nov 18, 2009
  2. Kullas

    Kullas Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 23, 2009
    Ellijay Ga.
    congratz on your first egg [​IMG]

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