Will injured quails make eggs?

Discussion in 'Quail' started by beakmaster, Feb 20, 2013.

  1. beakmaster

    beakmaster Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 3, 2013
    Panama City, Florida
    I have 13 quail and 2 of them are injured with what would appear to be broken legs. One of them has a knee almost as big as a pingpong ball but its been like that more than 2 months. The birds get around good and I would like to keep them but its not worth my time if they won't make eggs. What are the chances they will lay if you had to put a number on it? I can seem to find any info on this from the google gods although I did read they won't lay if they are nursing a FRESH injury.[​IMG]
  2. iamcuriositycat

    iamcuriositycat Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 30, 2009
    Charlotte, NC
    If they're getting around fine, eating, drinking, and don't appear to be suffering, then there's a good chance they'll lay for you. Give 'em time. :)
  3. MrNappy

    MrNappy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 23, 2012
    Ajax, Ontario
    Yep, i have one that has a lump above her knee, i have also have a runt, they both lay fine

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