How often do button quail lay eggs??

Discussion in 'Quail' started by austin12895, Jun 14, 2009.

  1. austin12895

    austin12895 Songster

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    How many eggs, and how often do hen button quail lay eggs? And how much space do a hen and a Male need to be comfortable and lay fertile eggs? thanks!
     
  2. austin12895

    austin12895 Songster

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    Anybody's advice would be apreciated! please [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Jun 14, 2009
  3. shelleyd2008

    shelleyd2008 the bird is the word

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    Sorry you got ignored!! We had a bunch of ID threads to go through (or post [​IMG])

    Buttons lay about every day. I would say at least 5 eggs weekly. The minimum space requirement for a pair is 2 sq. ft., but the more room they have, the happier they are.

    Sorry we missed you [​IMG]
     
  4. citalk2much

    citalk2much Twilight Blessings Farm

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    Sorry we missed you
    But I agree with Shelley. I keep my pairs in 90 qt starlite totes works well
     
  5. austin12895

    austin12895 Songster

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    lol...its ok [​IMG] I thought that button quail laid a few times a day! I guess yyou do learn something new everyday! lol thanks
     
  6. quailnewbie

    quailnewbie Hatching

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    Hi,

    when you have got a pair of button quails ( a man and a woman), is it possible to take away the eggs?

    Is there a way to check if the egg is fertilized?

    Can you always eat the egg of a button quail or only if it isn't fertilized.

    Thanks for your help

    greetings
     
  7. samsr

    samsr Songster

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    You can eat the egg weather it is fertile or not. Just collect them every day and enjoy.
    The only way to tell if they are fertile or not is to crack one open and take a look. A fertile egg will have a small bulls eye on it. Kinda translucent white in appearance.
     

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