how do i make them lay

Discussion in 'Quail' started by madabouthens, May 17, 2011.

  1. madabouthens

    madabouthens Out Of The Brooder

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    my quail have been outside for about 3 months and they are about 1 year old now but i have only got 4 eggs they are on the proper food but the dont seem to lay what is wrong?? [​IMG]
     
  2. Fat Daddy

    Fat Daddy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What brand of quail ya got? Bill
     
  3. thekid

    thekid Chillin' With My Peeps

    they cot's? (coturnix)
     
  4. aprophet

    aprophet Chillin' With My Peeps

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    14 hours + of daylight would probally help things along [​IMG]
     
  5. JJMR794

    JJMR794 Overrun With Chickens

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    Pick Up Each Hen 1 At A Time And Squeeze... :p
     
  6. thekid

    thekid Chillin' With My Peeps

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  7. MobyQuail

    MobyQuail c. giganticus

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    radio with smooth jazz...
     
  8. JJMR794

    JJMR794 Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:GOD KNOWS I'D LAY AN EGG IF IT GOT TO STOP... [​IMG]
     
  9. aprophet

    aprophet Chillin' With My Peeps

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    mine seem to prefer AC/DC , Areosmith and Ozzy and a little bit of NIN [​IMG]
     
  10. Stellar

    Stellar The Quail Lady

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    This may sound odd but mine LOVE their dust baths...if there is no sand in their pans, NO EGGS...when they bathe, they get soooo relaxed and then PLOP! an egg [​IMG]
     

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