When do button quail start laying?

Discussion in 'Quail' started by Whitehouse Quail, Jun 23, 2010.

  1. Whitehouse Quail

    Whitehouse Quail Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 1, 2009
    Michigan
    Just as the tile says! [​IMG]
     
  2. crash0330

    crash0330 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    they should start laying from 6 to 8 weeks after hatched!
     
  3. shelleyd2008

    shelleyd2008 the bird is the word

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    In my experience buttons start laying after 8 weeks old, between 8 and 12. I've never had one that started at 6 weeks old.
     
  4. crash0330

    crash0330 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh ok sorry my bad I thought they would be the same as coturnix. Since they have almost the same hatch and grow rate of the coturnix.
     
  5. missred871

    missred871 Eggxhausted Momma

    May 5, 2010
    Perry GA
    yeah I agree 8 to 12
     

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