Age Of Maturity Of Female Birds

The age of maturity of female birds will differ between species of birds. The maturity refers to the age at which the females reach sexual maturity and will start laying eggs and breeding with their male partners. Quail = about 50 days old (I have observed that female Japanese quail will start to lay eggs … Read more

Male To Female Ratio For Keeping Different Varieties Of Poultry

Here is a rough guide to the male to female ratio for keeping different varieties of poultry together. Quail = 1 male to every 3-4 females. Hen = 1 males to every 6-10 females. (The Domestic Fowl Trust normally recommend 1 male to 6 females for breeding chickens.) Partridges = 1 male to 1 female. … Read more

Geese Breeds For Meat Production

There are different breeds of geese for egg and meat production. The most popular breeds of geese for meat production include: Toulouse, Embden African Useful books for a new goose owner are Starting With Geese by Katie Thear and Ducks & Geese At Home by Michael Roberts. [eshop_show_product id=’4326,5657′ class=’hilite’ panels=’yes’ form=’yes’] If you keep … Read more