When will my californias lay??

Discussion in 'Quail' started by amaurer, Apr 6, 2012.

  1. amaurer

    amaurer Out Of The Brooder

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    I have 6 female, 1 male California quail living outside here in CA. When about can I expect them to start laying? . They're all 1 year old this month.
     
  2. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend... Staff Member

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    They should start laying sometime this month or early next month. First year layers can be late to lay. Hang in there!
     
  3. plecostrum

    plecostrum Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mine started last week I have 3 pairs together

    Now I was told. These pair off as one cock will service one hen so trios don't work. See your problem I hope yours is pretty randy he's got to do 6.
    I'm not sure the truth in that but 4 people all said the same thing to me...

    Can you let me know how you get on how fertile the eggs are etc?
    I'm just interested As I wanted the same as you. More hens then 2 cocks (just incase one dies)
     
  4. plecostrum

    plecostrum Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm in the uk. So weather here's is mild. Clocks go back so longer days of light.
    Apart from last tues it snowed lolol
     

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