no eggs

Discussion in 'Quail' started by Pancholoco, Feb 27, 2013.

  1. Pancholoco

    Pancholoco Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have 15 quails they hatched 12/25/12 and still no eggs, What's happening?[​IMG]
     
  2. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend... Staff Member

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    What type of quail are they? If they are Coturnix, it is common to start laying at 8 weeks old. If you are raising New World quail like Bobs, Gambels, California, etc...they will not be laying til they are 6 months old.

    Make sure they are on a high protein diet of 24% to 28% protein. You may need to add heat or light to get them kick started into laying. Most quail are seasonal layers and lay spring thru fall.

    Make sure to offer up oyster shell on the side for the layers.
     
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  3. Pancholoco

    Pancholoco Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Coturnix? Yes, They are.
     
  4. robopetz

    robopetz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Good info I didn't know that. Texas a & m and coturnix are the same right?
     

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