When do bobs start laying almost 1 yr old birds

Discussion in 'Quail' started by bbqsfarm, Mar 4, 2014.

  1. bbqsfarm

    bbqsfarm Out Of The Brooder

    Jul 3, 2012
    So I hatched quail last May and June and am wondering about when they will start laying this year? I am in Oregon Willamette Valley.

    Excited to hatch some more eggs!

    Also how much added light do I need to start them laying early? I put in a string of 70 Christmas lights that are clear. Will this work? Trying to encourage egg laying sooner rather then later (LOL). I know the hours per day needed but wondering how much extra light is needed.

    I also have 2 males and 5 females in one coop would it be a bad idea at this point to introduce another male from the other coop I have?

    Last do the Ten. Reds breed only red or can they have regular bobs also. I have one coop of all reds.

    Thanks for the info as usual.
  2. dc3085

    dc3085 Chillin' With My Peeps


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