Quail have stopped laying!!

Discussion in 'Quail' started by menageriefarms, Nov 12, 2011.

  1. menageriefarms

    menageriefarms New Egg

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    My quail has stopped laying altogether. any suggestions? I know the days are getting shorter and so they have lights on. What else could be the issue? All help is greatly appreciated
     
  2. TwoCrows

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

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    They need about 14 to 16 hours of daylight, so make sure you have enough light on them. Make sure they have plenty of protein and calcium in the diet. And if they are molting right now, they may quit laying till the new feathers grow back in.
     
  3. shelleyd2008

    shelleyd2008 the bird is the word

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    They need plenty of light but they also need warmish temperatures. If the temps drop too low, no amount of lighting will make them lay.
     
  4. navasima

    navasima Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:How low is too low? Just curious.....
     

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