quail

Discussion in 'Quail' started by janan, Mar 7, 2015.

  1. janan

    janan New Egg

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    Hello from 2 month ago I buy 2 male quails and 9 females but they are not laying eggs someone can help me ?
     
  2. Fat Daddy

    Fat Daddy Overrun With Chickens

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    If they are coturnix, they will lay in 10 days to three weeks if you put a light with a timer above their pen. 15-16 hrs a day and they will lay year round if not froze or stressed by aggression or a cat. if you have bobs or any new world quail, they will naturally lay their first spring, provided they are 20-24 weeks old. If they are of age, a light and timer will work here too... takes about the same amount of time to get them started.... When trick'n them with added light, it takes the males about 2 weeks longer than females to get excited about the whole deal. So the first eggs likely wont be fertile...... Good luck.
     

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