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Discussion in 'Quail' started by stephanie1992, Dec 5, 2011.

  1. how long do pharoah quail live. i have one shes a pet. shes 4 years old. i just wanted to know how long there life span is
     
    Last edited: Dec 6, 2011

  2. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Crowing Premium Member

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    I believe the average is 2 - 3 but many people have them as old as 5.
     
  3. joe125

    joe125 Songster

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    I lost my first/oldest, most beloved hen last year on her just over 4th birthday around this time. Her sister, that is pushing 5+ years old now is still doing quite well.

    I'm not going to lie to you! 4 years old is ancient for a coturnix, but I know people that have kept them for longer than 4-5 years. You may want to start grooming another pet bird, but you may have another 2-3 years to go.

    I can't say for sure.
     
  4. i hatched her from an egg and wanna hatch one of hers. shes still laying soo i need to get a male. Thanks for letting me know how long they live
     
  5. Stellar

    Stellar The Quail Lady

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    Stella is still alive and kicking! He hatched in the beginning of 2006 so in 2012 he will be 6 years old [​IMG]
     

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