Breeding

Discussion in 'Quail' started by Alwayswantchics, Sep 10, 2013.

  1. Alwayswantchics

    Alwayswantchics Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have 6 bobwhite females and 8 cortunix males. My quail are strictly for meat. Can I inbreed? Doesn't matter if offspring are sterile.
     
  2. Lou-Moe

    Lou-Moe New Egg

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    I think you mean cross breed? I am very very new to quails but if my reading is true then bobwhites and coturnix are completely different and probably unlikely to breed. There seems to be lots of claims that it has been done but only by people who have conveniently vanished when asked for photos as far as I can see. x
     
  3. James the Bald

    James the Bald Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Bobwhites are too agressive and will kill your coturnix. I recommend against it.
    James
     
  4. Alwayswantchics

    Alwayswantchics Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Okay. When should I process my whites? They arte approx 11 weeks.
     

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