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Hi there, I was wondering how long a Bobwhite quail lives for, I have one male and one female, 15 months old, and she just laid her very first egg, yes I know! she should have started laying over a year ago, LOL but what can I say.


How long do quail live ? August 23, 2017. No Comments. The average life expectancy of quails in captivity is 2-3 years, and in free conditions it reaches 5 years. The duration of their life directly depends on the conditions of detention and the quality of care for them. However, many poultry farmers believe that keeping them for more than a ...


The California Quail is a handsome, round soccer ball of a bird with a rich gray breast, intricately scaled underparts, and a curious, forward-drooping head plume. Its stiffly accented Chi-ca-go call is a common sound of the chaparral and other brushy areas of California and the Northwest. Often seen scratching at the ground in large groups or dashing forward on blurred legs, California Quail ...


Mearn’s Quail: With the smallest range in the United States, the Mearn's quail is found in southern Texas, New Mexico, Arizona, and Mexico. They live in mountain areas populated with oak and juniper trees, as well as grasslands. Often referred to as Montezuma quail, they have a unique coloration of feathers which aids in their means of ...


Best Answer: It depends on what type of quail you have. I own button quail, and a button quail usually lives 21/2 years to 4 years. It's a little less for a female. It depends on how many eggs the female has laid and how adequate her nutrition is. The longest living button quail I've heard of is 9 years ...


If you get too many quail eggs, they can be pickled easily and stored for use at a later date. You can see my pickled quail egg recipe here. Quail lay well for the first year and often the second and although most books suggest they will live for only 2 years, I have found mine to last 3-4 years.


Hi There everyone, I have a question.....2 actually! What is a quails natural life expectancy? AND How long do they lay eggs for? My quails were hatched in '06 by me, and have given an egg a day since they were around 9weeks old, light permitting,


How long do button quails live? They seem to average 3 to 5 years for males (though I've heard of as long as 9), and 2 to 4 years for females. The hen's lifespan depends a lot on how much she has had to lay eggs and whether she has had adequate nutrition to keep her from "depleting" her body's resources.


i read that coturnix quails only live for 2 years. Is this true, and if it is, do others quails live this long to? Logged CharlieHorse. Expert Contributor Expert Member Karma: 147 Offline Posts: 2850. Northern Bobwhites. Re: coturnix quail lifespan?


How to Care for Quail. Being one of the most docile and straight-forward pets, raising quail can easily become an addictive hobby, especially with many beneficial assets and characteristics. They're friendly, inexpensive, gentle and even...