How many roo's?

Discussion in 'Quail' started by likes2grill, Oct 5, 2009.

  1. likes2grill

    likes2grill Out Of The Brooder

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    When I divide my quail up into mating stock how many roo's to hens?
     
  2. eggsrcool

    eggsrcool Sussex Fanatic

    For good fertility 3 or 4 hens for every male. 5 hens to every cockerel max.
     
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  3. deerman

    deerman Rest in Peace 1949-2012

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    Depend on what type of quail.
     
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    Quote:They are my coturnix (jumbos).
     
  5. eggsrcool

    eggsrcool Sussex Fanatic

    Quote:They are my coturnix (jumbos).

    Then 3 or 4 hens for every male. 5 hens to every cockerel max. I think that is the right number [​IMG]
     
  6. deerman

    deerman Rest in Peace 1949-2012

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    one male to 3 or 4 hens.
     
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    Very good thank you both.
     
  8. JJMR794

    JJMR794 Overrun With Chickens

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    Just A Thought You Might Consider--- I KeEp 3 Or 4 Extra Roos In A Bachelor Pad Just Chillin... And I Rotate Them Like Players On A Ball Team Periodically--- Keeps The Roos Verile And The Eggs Fertile [​IMG]
     
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  9. ecogen

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    Quote:Very cool. Do you have to take any precautions during the introduction so the hens accept the new the roo?
     

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