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quail laying nests??

Discussion in 'Quail' started by DLS, Apr 17, 2009.

  1. DLS

    DLS Chillin' With My Peeps

    I would like to hear how to make OR better SEE pictures of some quail laying nests Ot nest boxes I am getting ready. Thank you
    Dan
     
  2. DLS

    DLS Chillin' With My Peeps

    I am not wanting to build any nests like my chickens lay in what about a cut off drum?
     
  3. monarc23

    monarc23 Coturnix Obsessed

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    coturnix hens really dont lay any where in particular but if you have some that do anything can be converted into a nest box the more secluded the better... (like a litterbox with a lid even).
     
  4. DLS

    DLS Chillin' With My Peeps

    I have Bob whirtes & thought I would try and have them lay in a place so I can gather the eggs easier
     
  5. Akane

    Akane Overrun With Chickens

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    If your trying to encourage them to go broody it's worth trying but if you think you can get them to lay daily in a nest it's very unlikely to work. Quail pop out eggs where ever they are. They usually don't lay in a certain place. When my buttons do decide to use a nest they still pop out eggs where ever they are and then try to roll them into their nest.
     

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