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hi i have 4 button quails and my females wont lay

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by ashdenleejohn, Nov 2, 2014.

  1. ashdenleejohn

    ashdenleejohn Hatching

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    I got my quails from a pet shop and was told i had 2females 2males ive had them for around 6mths now and havent had 1egg they are fed well and have plenty of natural light.i also have budgies in with them and they go down to the quails eat their food and chase the quails around.could that be why they wont lay.i just dont no.
     
  2. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Crowing

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    Welcome to BYC! Glad you decided to join our flock. I'm a chicken person and don't know much about quail (never had any), but I would recommend posting your question on our Quail section at https://www.backyardchickens.com/f/48/quail and taking advantage of our quail experts there. Please feel free to ask any questions you may have. We are here to help in any way we can. Good luck with your quail.
     
  3. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Bird is the Word Staff Member Premium Member 7 Years

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    Hello there and welcome to BYC! [​IMG]

    Buttons need to be kept one male to one female. You shouldn't mix pairs and you need to remove the budgies as well. There is too much stress going on and the females are not going to lay. You also need to give the females some hidy places to lay their eggs like an over turned flower pot or something.

    Stop by our quail section for more help with this...https://www.backyardchickens.com/f/48/quail

    Good luck with your birds and welcome to our flock!
     
  4. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Crowing 5 Years

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  5. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Crowing 5 Years

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    Welcome to BYC! [​IMG]We're glad to have you.
     
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    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

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    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member 8 Years

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  8. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 Free Ranging Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC!
     

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