When do Coturnix quit laying?

Discussion in 'Quail' started by C&Rman, Jul 26, 2011.

  1. C&Rman

    C&Rman Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I was wondering when they quit laying. I thought I read somewhere that they quit at 1 year old. I was thinking once I get my eggs, raise them and take their eggs and hatch out new ones, then take the old ones and butcher them every year! Is this a good idea or do they lay longer?
     
  2. Stellar

    Stellar The Quail Lady

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    They lay until they die. After a few years it may not be every day but it's still laying [​IMG]
     
  3. JJMR794

    JJMR794 Overrun With Chickens

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    When They Die
     
  4. C&Rman

    C&Rman Chillin' With My Peeps

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    OK good so I won't have to do as much butchering as I thought just build buigger pens [​IMG]
     
  5. MobyQuail

    MobyQuail c. giganticus

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    when the devil puts on a fur coat...
     

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