will coturnix quail....?

Discussion in 'Quail' started by sniper338, Jan 24, 2014.

  1. sniper338

    sniper338 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Lay eggs with only a red light on 14 hours a day? Or do I need some white light in there some too?

    They dont see daylight except for cracks in the shed as the shed is the only place I have to keep them and havent put a window in it yet...
     
  2. TwoCrows

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

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    I have had hens start laying when I used infra-red lamps in the middle of winter. But they don't lay on a regular basis. I believe they need lighting that is closest to natural light. White light that has certain wave lengths in it.
     
  3. sniper338

    sniper338 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Makes since.... Im doing a red light for now to try to calm them and ease any stress. See how it works. Lol
     

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