California quail. How big are they?

Discussion in 'Quail' started by smallbluejellybean, Oct 29, 2013.

  1. smallbluejellybean

    smallbluejellybean Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello,
    I would like to know how big California quail are and if they get along with king quail and canaries?
    Thinking about incubating some eggs.
     
  2. smallbluejellybean

    smallbluejellybean Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you. Your link just did what I have already done before asking the question. No where does it give the actual size of the bird, nor is there any where telling me if they get along with king quail.
     
  3. James the Bald

    James the Bald Chillin' With My Peeps

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  4. smallbluejellybean

    smallbluejellybean Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you for that. I kept clicking site after site and all they would say is they are small. I just wanted to know how small. Now to find out if they can be kept with King Quail and Canaries in my aviary. They would have ground to run around on and lots of perching places. Them seem like beautiful birds.
     
  5. James the Bald

    James the Bald Chillin' With My Peeps

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    From the Cornell site:



    Measurements

    Both Sexes


    Length
    9.4–10.6 in
    24–27 cm
    Wingspan
    12.6–14.6 in
    32–37 cm
    Weight
    4.9–8.1 oz
    140–230 g
    Relative Size

    About the size of Northern Bobwhite; half the size of a Ring-necked Pheasant

    James
     
  6. smallbluejellybean

    smallbluejellybean Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So probably wont get along with button quail. Will consider them in the future if I get another aviary just for them.
     
  7. qlicer49

    qlicer49 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    they get along with bobwhites and other bigger variety of quail I keep mine with my bobs
     
  8. smallbluejellybean

    smallbluejellybean Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you. I will keep that in mind. I think I will just stick with my king/button quails.
     

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