Quail ????????????????

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by littlepatchofheaven, Mar 20, 2009.

  1. littlepatchofheaven

    littlepatchofheaven Out Of The Brooder

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    Do bobwhite quail need 1 male to 1 female or can i put 2-3 females per male?
    also what should i feed them to start egg laying? they are old enough but i havent gotten any eggs yet?
    thanks! shari:confused:
     
  2. 98 gt

    98 gt a man of many... chickens

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    1st year 1:3 is ok, but after that, they prefer 1:1...
     
  3. littlepatchofheaven

    littlepatchofheaven Out Of The Brooder

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    thanks! that helps!

    now i just need to know what to feed them that will help them start laying eggs???

    i have them in my basement in a large cage-

    i am feeding game bird feed right now and i have a light on them but no eggs yet???

    thanks for any help you can give me!!!

    shari
     
  4. cmom

    cmom Hilltop Farm

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    Mine pair off 1:1.
     

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