No eggs

Discussion in 'Quail' started by el cotucho, Jan 12, 2016.

  1. el cotucho

    el cotucho Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi guys. My coturnix are 7 weeks old and still no eggs. I have 4groups of 6females and 1 male and they just eat and poop but no eggs. Heeeelp
     
  2. DK newbie

    DK newbie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If their feed is proper (for instance game bird feed with 25+% protein and extra calcium supplied in a different bowl) and they get enough light (around 14 hours) and aren't stressed (if you moved them recently, they will most likely be a little stressed), it's just a matter of time before they start laying. I've never had coturnix, but that's what I've learned from reading this forum for months :)
     
  3. bush

    bush Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I wouldn't be concerned about it, mine have always started laying at 8 weeks
     
  4. dc3085

    dc3085 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Genetics and stress determine when your quail start laying. Either they are from a line that doesnt lay early or something is stress them out. Search the forum before asking questions like this if you want a fast answer. This has been asked a million and a half times at least.
     

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