Question for the Ga. Giant experts

Discussion in 'Quail' started by Bama Quail, Jun 29, 2011.

  1. Bama Quail

    Bama Quail New Egg

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    Right now I have 45 Ga. Giants about 9 weeks old. Is there a way to tell what sex they are right now, and when they start laying how often do they lay? egg a day? every other day?
     
  2. _Randall_

    _Randall_ Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 3, 2009
    Grenada, Ms
    For starters, I'm no expert ....... just a participant in their reproduction [​IMG] You should start seeing the distinctive white (male) and golden (female) colors appearing about their head by 12 weeks. I"ve had ~17 hours of light on mine since mid March or so, and they haven't slowed down yet. Last year, I did the same all summer into Sept., and they slowed down just a teeny bit in mid July to mid August, but kept pumpin' em' out through Sept. That's with 26% Breeder Finishier along with 30% Starter thrown in every so regularly.
     
    Last edited: Jun 29, 2011
  3. Bama Quail

    Bama Quail New Egg

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    Thanks for the info. Like I said they are 9 weeks, so are they about half grown you think.
     
  4. Valley quail breeder

    Valley quail breeder Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I raise a few Georgia Giants they are great birds, like Randall said pretty easy to tell soon the male will have a white mask and hen will have golden brown face.
     
  5. jm93030

    jm93030 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I got my Georgia Giants from wadley Farms

    they started to lay at 20 weeks old

    they are 23 weeks old now and every day Im getting more and more eggs
     

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