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When are quail full grown?

Discussion in 'Quail' started by Valeriemichelle, Jun 5, 2010.

  1. Valeriemichelle

    Valeriemichelle In the Brooder

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    At what age are coturnix quail full grown? Mine are 3 weeks, are they done growing?

    Help! I really need to know. [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Jun 5, 2010
  2. DLS

    DLS Songster

    No they are less thean 1/2 way threre
     
  3. JJMR794

    JJMR794 Crowing

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    Anywhere Between 8 And 12-14 Wks Depending On The Strain Of Bird. Some Mature Very Early While The Bigger Jumbos Have A Lil More Distance To Cover To Get Full Size For What They Are.... So They Take A Tad Longer. They May Well Lay Eggs Before Full Size Is Acheived- Pretty Much Anytime From 6wks Old On They Can Start Producing Fertile Eggs.
     
  4. crash0330

    crash0330 Songster

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    Is it normal for some coturnix to be bigger than the others even if there the same age?
     
  5. Quote:Of course.
    That goes for any animal I would think . . .

    Too many variables to have them all be the same size.


    In my batch of siblings, there are big, bigger, and biggest.
     
  6. aprophet

    aprophet Songster

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    the last batch I hatched I separated the biggest into one pen and put the smaller ones in another and about half of the small ones seemed to have a growth spurt I think they were finally getting something to eat they were,nt competing with the larger ones for food??
     
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