quail consecutive gasping?

Discussion in 'Quail' started by firefowl, Jan 18, 2014.

  1. firefowl

    firefowl Out Of The Brooder

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    one of my coturnix hens did the gasping or gaping motion with her mouth about 12 times in a row while sitting down. is that a sign of gape worm or some other problem? should I seperate her?
     
  2. firefowl

    firefowl Out Of The Brooder

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    also my quails have stopped laying.do I need to supplement the calcium somehow? also do I need to give them extra protein? I've been feeding them my pullet feed, here's the specs:[​IMG]
     

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