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When are quail full grown?

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

  1. Valeriemichelle

    Valeriemichelle In the Brooder

    Apr 23, 2010
    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

    Mar 2, 2009
    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

    Mar 11, 2010
    Mecca, CA
    My Coop
    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

    Jan 12, 2010
    chesapeake Va.
    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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