Why are my quail not mating??

Discussion in 'Quail' started by stephanie1992, Feb 11, 2012.

  1. stephanie1992

    stephanie1992 Chillin' With My Peeps

    I have a male Pharoh quail and a female pharoh quail. im positive they are male and female. one lays eggs. the other has the red coloring on its belly. The vet even said they were boy and girl. They are in the same cage. only them two in it. always fresh food and water. they are not mating. they get along and sleep by each other. but thats it. y could be the reason there not mating. im poitive there not. i watch them. put a camera on them. i know there not. What could cause this??
     
  2. chickbird

    chickbird Chillin' With My Peeps

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  3. cva34

    cva34 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  4. stephanie1992

    stephanie1992 Chillin' With My Peeps

    they have light on them all the time. there outside in a run. how would i get warmth to them. its not very cold here. its been like 70 degrees out. is that still to cold??
     
  5. Eyeheartquail

    Eyeheartquail Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 7, 2011
    If you are positive they are male and female and have sufficient light and heat (sounds like you do) they should be. Does your male crow? How long have they had light on them for? Sometimes it can take a couple weeks for them to get going again if you just added a light source. Other than that, no clue.
     
  6. stephanie1992

    stephanie1992 Chillin' With My Peeps

    male crows, and when i take the female out he calls for her. they have had light on them for 2 months. they have been in the same pen for two months. hen lays eggs. put them in the bator to check them. none form. maybe he or she is sterile??
     
  7. Eyeheartquail

    Eyeheartquail Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 7, 2011
    No idea?
     
  8. Fat Daddy

    Fat Daddy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You need a new roo. If it gets 16 hrs of light. And is above 35 degs, your hen should be bald... Mine will hump your hand when you try to get a feeder. There's no way one hen will be enough for a normal Coturnix roo that's 5 months old. Three will be bald in a few months with a normal roo... Shop for a pretty big roo and you'll have fertile eggs...
     
  9. stephanie1992

    stephanie1992 Chillin' With My Peeps


    thats what i was thinking. hes 1 year old. and the females almost a year. i guess its time to go shopping for a new roo and maybe two more females
     

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