How to get my quail to lay eggs?

Discussion in 'Quail' started by jaybeeson18, Oct 21, 2014.

  1. jaybeeson18

    jaybeeson18 In the Brooder

    Sep 24, 2014
    my quail is 4 weeks old now. I want her to lay eggs in the winter. I have a big shed, but what do I need for her to lay eggs?
  2. Guineagang

    Guineagang In the Brooder

    May 11, 2014
    Provide artificial light, 14 hours of light a day will encourage her to lay eggs. Also provide a nutritious and high protein feed. You might also want to provide hiding spaces and a nesting area. However at 4 weeks old your quail is still to young. They are mature at 6 weeks but may start laying until much later. Patience is KEY!

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