a good "how to" book on Quail?

Discussion in 'Quail' started by SweetPromise, Mar 15, 2013.

  1. SweetPromise

    SweetPromise Out Of The Brooder

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    I want to learn more about raising Coturnix quail and I am suprised to not be able to find many books on them. I had assumed there would be a "storey's guide to quail" or something, but my google searches are coming up empty. Something that shows the pros and cons of different breeds, basic housing and feed requirements etc. I am learning a lot on here too but a book would be nice :).
    Any suggestions?
     
  2. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend... Staff Member

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    There just aren't many books out there on quail. It is really a "learn as you go" kind of thing. However there are many knowledgeable folks here in this section. So ask away with any questions you might have in particular! :)
     
  3. SweetPromise

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    Thank you for your response :) I have learned a lot by reading old posts on here, about all kinds of poultry!
     
  4. James the Bald

    James the Bald Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Another thing I did, was googled "Raising Quail". I literally went throught hundreds of web pages, but found those produced by Mississippi States Agricultural Department to be very informative. Texas A&M does have a lot of PDF files out there, but a majority of theirs is maintaining the habitat, and things land owners can do to attract more quail. I know I posted something about this a month ago... I'm at work, but when I get home, I'll display some of the informative links I have saved on my puter.
     
  5. GrandmaBird

    GrandmaBird Chillin' With My Peeps

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    try using the term "gamebird"
     
  6. James the Bald

    James the Bald Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wouldn't you know... Mississippi State has re-organized their document library and some of their links are working. When I first checked, no links were working, but now they seem to be "touch and go".

    Here is another link to Producing Quail for home consumption by Texas A&M.

    Here is the link to Team Quail from Texas A&M. Most of this link pertains to land management, but it still has good info.
     
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