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Should I have some male corturnix in my flock?

Discussion in 'Quail' started by coturnix condos, Feb 28, 2016.

  1. coturnix condos

    coturnix condos Out Of The Brooder

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    I am raising for eggs and meat only. I dont plan on incubating eggs but are there any reasons that keeping some males around the girls would be beneficial? Asking all quail experts
     
    Last edited: Feb 28, 2016
  2. Em Ty

    Em Ty Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You don't need them and they can stress the hens, so I'd cull them all if you aren't going to incubate.
     
  3. JetCat

    JetCat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    without males and incubating eggs you'll eventually run out of both meat and eggs unless you plan to just buy your stock as needed.
     
  4. Em Ty

    Em Ty Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm guessing that's how he or she plans to get started.
     
  5. coturnix condos

    coturnix condos Out Of The Brooder

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    Yes I just plan on getting more every other year or so. Don't want to invest time into hatching and babies.
     

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