bobwhites and snowflakes

Discussion in 'Quail' started by fowlman33, Apr 17, 2012.

  1. fowlman33

    fowlman33 Out Of The Brooder

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    can they be kept together ?
     
  2. jbobs

    jbobs Chillin' With My Peeps

    never heard of a snowflake - what is it?
     
  3. TwoCrows

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

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    I have never had any luck keeping different types of Bobwhites together. If you do try it, watch them closely. I would suggest different housing for your Bobs and Snowflake Bobs.
     
  4. TwoCrows

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

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    LOL...here is a link to a few types of mutations. The Snowflakes are the ones at the top of the list.

    http://www.leggspeafowl.com/Quail.htm
     
  5. jbobs

    jbobs Chillin' With My Peeps

    Okay so they are just a different mutation of bobwhite.

    I had no troubles keeping my tennessee reds and standard bobwhites together...
     
  6. JHorn91180

    JHorn91180 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Snowflake quail were a mutation that appeared in mexican speckled quail. Dont know your answer but if its ok to keep the mexican speckled with reg northern bobwhites then it should b the same. I do know u can house the mex speckled and the snowflake together with out a problem as I know people that do and probaly works cause they r basically the same thing just colored different.
     
  7. MobyQuail

    MobyQuail c. giganticus

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    If they were hatched and brooded together "and" out of breeding season you could be ok.

    I have a red in with my reggies. but not for much longer.
     

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