*HELP* Quail Laying aren't laying

Discussion in 'Quail' started by thinkloically, Aug 26, 2014.

  1. thinkloically

    thinkloically Out Of The Brooder

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    I have 11 quail 1 male 10 female. When I bought them at 6 weeks they were laying like crazy! Now I get 2-3 eggs a day from all of them. I give them 3/4 flock raiser crumbles and 1/4 scratch grains.Do they need more protein? What can help?
     
  2. cruisermedic

    cruisermedic Out Of The Brooder

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    Increase to a game bird food. I use Purina game bird chow at 30% make sure they have good light, fresh water, and stay cool. Any stress on them can slow that right down. Unless they act sick, it should be easy to correct with those things.
     
  3. cruisermedic

    cruisermedic Out Of The Brooder

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    My teen coturnix that I have don't lay near the amoutnt of eggs my breeders do. My teens are outside in grow out pens and get turkey started at 26% and scratch grains. About 50/50. My breeders are inside, don't see the real sun and get only the game bird chow at 30% they have 2 40watt fluorescent bulbs and that's it.
     

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