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Blue Quail?

Discussion in 'Quail' started by bkwurth, Jul 25, 2011.

  1. bkwurth

    bkwurth Chillin' With My Peeps

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    A man told me he would buy all the quail I could raise![​IMG]
    He said it didn't matter which kind but he would like blue quail.
    So after searching I'm not sure which breed he was talking about.[​IMG]
    I live in Western Ky.
    Which breed do you think I should choose?
    Thank you
     
  2. shelleyd2008

    shelleyd2008 the bird is the word

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    Blue scale?
     
  3. bkwurth

    bkwurth Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:That was my guess. But then I saw quail that were blue. [​IMG]
     
  4. shelleyd2008

    shelleyd2008 the bird is the word

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    Not in this country.

    ETA: Unless he meant button quail, which I highly doubt.
     
    Last edited: Jul 25, 2011
  5. joe125

    joe125 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have had people tell me that they would buy every "QUAIL" I raised too, but they generally can't even pay the feed bill, not to mention the labor cost. Then when it's processing time, they don't show up, and baulk at the processing cost.

    I'm not sure what species of quail your benefactor wants you to raise, but you should raise the species you want, make room in your freezer for the extras, because when you tell people that your birds cost $20/# they run away screaming.
     
  6. Little_Bigfoot

    Little_Bigfoot Chillin' With My Peeps

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    if he meant blue quail as in the color he prob. wants mountains or valleys, but if he doesnt even know the name you may want to tell him to start with something a little easier... if e meant blue scales i have some but i am out of washington lol and just a price point for you my chicks go for 15 dollars a piece, my valley chicks go at 8 a piece and the average mountain quail in my area goes for 40 a piece so this guy must be loaded.
     
  7. bkwurth

    bkwurth Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Thank you
     

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