My coturnix quails aren't laying eggs

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by seviper, Apr 18, 2017.

  1. seviper

    seviper Out Of The Brooder

    Apr 18, 2017
    Hello! Such a wonderful place for informatoin about raising birds.
    Last month I bought three quails, 1 male and two hens. The male has already started mating with them but they are not laying yet. They have light for 14 hours a day and I give them crushed eggshells every day in addition to their own food. I dont know what the problem is.
  2. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Flockless Premium Member

    Jan 30, 2015
    Africa - near the equator
    Hi and welcome to BYC. Sadly, I know zip about quail, but these peeps do -

    I'm sure if you post on the quail forum you will get some advice / suggestions.

    Best wishes
  3. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

    Jul 17, 2011
    North Central Kansas
    Greetings from Kansas, seviper, and [​IMG]! Great to have you in or flock! I second the advice of CTKen - the quail forum folks should be able to help you out. Best wishes, thanks for joining BYC, and good luck to you and your quail! [​IMG]
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
  5. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams Premium Member

    G’Day from down under seviper [​IMG] Welcome!

    As you have already received a link to the Quail Forum, I will just wish you all the best.

    I hope you enjoy being a BYC member. There are lots of friendly and very helpful folks here so not only is it overflowing with useful information it is also a great place to make friends and have some fun.

    If you would like to share pictures and stories of your flock, you have come to the right place. BYC’ers never tire of these and do not back away slowly or commence eye rolling when the photo album or home videos come out [​IMG]

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