Where's da eggs?

Discussion in 'Quail' started by bnkwhat, May 23, 2016.

  1. bnkwhat

    bnkwhat Just Hatched

    Feb 21, 2016
    As a newbie to the chicken and quail family, I am looking for some insight. I have quail (both jumbo pharaoh and golden Manchurian) that are 10 weeks old and not laying eggs yet even though the roos are a crowing. I give them 25ish% protein feed and at least 14 hours of light each day. Most everything I have read stated that quail should start laying around 6-8 weeks. Is there something different that I need to do, or just wait it our? Does or did anyone else have this happen to them?
  2. badwhiskey

    badwhiskey Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 29, 2013
    Be patient they will drop eggs soon..a lot is the weather needs to be consistently hot
  3. jimbo1989

    jimbo1989 Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 27, 2012
    springfield ma
    Those birds tend to lay late mine layed wk 8 .just check your lighting /timing and your feed .and if all comes out correct for production then you might have the girls a bit stressed ...adding newbies to a flock will also be a cause of them not to lay but I'm sure soon .just check your egg production list and you'll solve it [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]

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