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« on: July 20, 2009, 10:18:15 AM »

I bought 20 quail hens in April to release to whistling  wild cockbirds.  I only have two left.  None of the hens laid eggs.

I put my last two birds in a call back cage a month ago to ensure they had enough daylight exposure.  I have been feeding them a mix of sunflower, millet, Milo, and cracked corn.   Their water contains a vitamin supplement.   I supplement with a handful of green red clover every day.  Still no eggs.

Do they need exposure to a male to start their  egg laying hormones?
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« Reply #1 on: July 20, 2009, 10:01:34 PM »

Season is done.
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