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Quails laying?

Discussion in 'Quail' started by protodon, Jan 26, 2010.

  1. protodon

    protodon Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 3, 2009
    This is the first time i have had coturnix over the winter. I don't give them extra light. Does anyone know when they start laying again? My chickens seem to be going full steam since their late fall/early winter break.
  2. miss_thenorth

    miss_thenorth Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 28, 2007
    SW Ont, Canada
    I believe they need about 14 hours of light in order to lay, so I guess you need to wait until daylight is up to 14 hours.
  3. smallbluejellybean

    smallbluejellybean Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 13, 2009
    Kings Park NSW Australia
    Try stringing some fair lights around the inclosures. It helps all my birds start laying and the light is soft.
  4. worldling

    worldling Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 8, 2010
    Quote:They will begin laying a few weeks after daylight reaches 14hours. I don't know the date that will happen, because I give mine extra light.

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