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bodger

More Quail.

At the moment I have eight female quail that are knocking on a bit and have stopped laying.

I've just arranged to buy 20x 5 week old female Japanese quail for sixty quid. I'll be having eight of them and a friend will be having the others. I'll be off to Chester a week today to fetch them.

We'll be eating the old ones, or possibly freezing them to go into the fox trap.
bodger

I'm off to Chester this morning to fetch the quail.

Last night when I rang the  guy who I'm getting them from also offered me some young bantam Welsummers too but being the man of steel that I am, I've said no ! How good am I then?  
Toddy

You're no' home yet though  
horace

Toddy wrote:
You're no' home yet though  
 
bodger

I resisted and came home with six smashing young quail having resisted the urge to have some of the  Welsummer bantams. As tempting as they were, they don't lay the dark brown eggs that the LF lay and still have the same feather pecking traits too.
Toddy

I take it back    You are obviously a man of determined adamantine will, able to resist temptation …..  
so they weren't that good then ?

M
Dave C

We all know your a man of Steel when it comes to temptation  

I thought the bantam Welsummers didn't lay dark eggs, let's hope they lay more consistently than the LF  

How's the Quail settling in ?

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