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quail questions....

Discussion in 'Quail' started by lagpmgdsls, May 7, 2009.

  1. lagpmgdsls

    lagpmgdsls Chillin' With My Peeps

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    at what age do you give your quail their first tray of sand to dust bathe in?

    Are eggs generally fertile from the beginning or does it take some time for fertility to happen?

    Thanks everyone!
     
  2. Boyd

    Boyd Recipient of The Biff Twang

    Mar 14, 2009
    MI
    I dunno when to 1st put the tray in, because I sort of leave it in. Once they are big enough to hop in and out...... well [​IMG]
     
  3. monarc23

    monarc23 Coturnix Obsessed

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    you can allow them to dust bathe any time but they normally dont appreciate it until they start getting feathers in.


    eggs are fertile as soon as the roo does his job (or atleast a few days afterwards atleast lol)!
     
  4. lagpmgdsls

    lagpmgdsls Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How do I know the roo has done his job if I don't see him doing it?

    I guess I don't...[​IMG]
     
  5. Boyd

    Boyd Recipient of The Biff Twang

    Mar 14, 2009
    MI
    watch him poo... if he has white foamy poo..... well........... [​IMG]
     
  6. monarc23

    monarc23 Coturnix Obsessed

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    Quote:LOL just sit around the pens for a while you'll see him do the deed they're as bad as chicken roos lol!
     

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