bobwhite/japenese quail????????

Discussion in 'Quail' started by slates860, Oct 10, 2010.

  1. slates860

    slates860 Out Of The Brooder

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    is it okay to mix quail together with different breeds????
    thanks
     
  2. Stellar

    Stellar The Quail Lady

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    I don't recommend it. The bobwhite can be aggressive to other species of quail.
     
  3. slates860

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    Quote:i have 5 mexician speckled bobwhites right now , and was thinking of gettin a few more and someone close to me had the japenese quail , dont think i should put together?
     
  4. Stellar

    Stellar The Quail Lady

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    I would still separate. Although convenient to have them together, you would need to quarantine the new birds for 30 days and then have them in in their own pen.
     
  5. Whitehouse Quail

    Whitehouse Quail Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Once, a Japanese quail got out onto the barn floor. One of my bobwhite cages is about at ground level, so they could see each other. The bob fluffed up huge, and made his 'Get any closer or I'll kill you' look on his face and started trying to get at him through the wire.

    Can't say I would reccomennd it!

    (Had a bob get in the Japanese cage and killed two of them. Jus sayin.)
     
  6. slates860

    slates860 Out Of The Brooder

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    thanks for the info , i guess ill have to seperate them than if i get the others, is there any other quail i could put in with the bobwhites?
     
  7. Whitehouse Quail

    Whitehouse Quail Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 1, 2009
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    Bobwhites and bobwhites... maybe Wisconsins, Texas bluescale? I don't know, I would just stick with bobs and bobs.
     
  8. Stellar

    Stellar The Quail Lady

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    I have my Bobs, valleys, and coturnix in separate pens. Works for me, no one gets killed. Win win situation. [​IMG]
     
  9. JJMR794

    JJMR794 Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:NOPE, ALL GAMEBIRDS GET STRICT ISOLATION OR IT WILL BE ALL OUT WAR, ALSO THEY CAN INTERBREED/ CROSS WHICH PRODUCES FREAKS OF NATURE.
     
  10. Stellar

    Stellar The Quail Lady

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    My professor always told me that there are no freaks or weirdos in poultry, just exceptions [​IMG] [​IMG]

    He is a geneticist afterall [​IMG]
     

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