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Quail

Discussion in 'Quail' started by gfischer15, Apr 6, 2017.

  1. gfischer15

    gfischer15 New Egg

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    I have 16 coturnix quail, 5 roosters, 11 hens, is this a good number our do i need to cull a couple roosters?
     
  2. pkhunter

    pkhunter Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I keep my breeders 1 rooster to 6 hens so I would cull out 3 of the roosters. that would leave you with 1 to 5 and 1 to 6.
     
  3. gfischer15

    gfischer15 New Egg

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    they were five weeks yesterday so i could get rid of them and they should start laying soon.
     
  4. gfischer15

    gfischer15 New Egg

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    i forgot that i have two texas a&m's with the coturnix so i have 14 coturnixwould you still do the same thing?
     
  5. Little Byrd

    Little Byrd Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Texas a&m is a coturnix, so same rules apply.
     
  6. gfischer15

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    ok thanks!
     
  7. brewer12345

    brewer12345 Out Of The Brooder

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    So perhaps a stupid question, but I have a pen that will ultimately have 20+ hens in it. I currently have 9 hens and a rooster in the pen and have a second batch of chicks in the brooder. If they are all in the same pen, I can get away with maybe 3 roosters and 20 to 25 hens, correct?
     

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