Best type of coutrnix quail?

Discussion in 'Quail' started by Scooter&Suzie, Mar 13, 2016.

  1. Scooter&Suzie

    Scooter&Suzie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am planning on getting coturnix hatching eggs next week. I remember hearing that the pharaoh/wild color tend to be more skittish and flighty. From people's experience, is this true? If so, what varieties are the friendliest?
     
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  2. dc3085

    dc3085 Chillin' With My Peeps

    A coturnix is a coturnix is a coturnix. The only reason id suggest sticking with goldens or pharaohs is that theyre easier to sex.
     
  3. Scooter&Suzie

    Scooter&Suzie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Okay! I'm really glad to hear that as they are my favorite coloring. Thanks!
     
  4. Em Ty

    Em Ty Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Don't believe him; they ignore me just like every other female...
     
  5. 2chicksagain

    2chicksagain Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I don't think there is a differnece between the breeds, it just depends on the bird you get.[​IMG]
     
  6. fishforbrains

    fishforbrains Out Of The Brooder

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    I have jumbos. They are wild-type color and they are NOT flighty. Nor are they friendly. In fact, sometimes I wish they were more flighty. Trying to fight off a bunch of crazed quail who want their mealworms NOW sounds silly but the little velicoraptors can really hurt when they peck you.

    What are you looking for, eggs or meat?
     
  7. 2chicksagain

    2chicksagain Chillin' With My Peeps

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    lol
     

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