can i raise coturnix and bobwhites in the same pen?

Discussion in 'Quail' started by lcw1995, Jan 20, 2011.

  1. lcw1995

    lcw1995 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 27, 2010
    Marysville Ohio
    i love bobwhites. but now im starting to like coturnix quail. can i raise them together or do they interbreed or fight or just not get along. if they dont i can always separate them. what do you guys think.
    also what does everyone raise each one of the breeds for?
    meat
    eggs
    color
    fun

    i raised my bobs last year for eggs and to sell but they never got to laying before i released them.
    i know nothing about cotunix quail. please tell me about them. post pictures. everything.
    and if you would like to post pics of your bobs you may do that as well.
     
  2. JJMR794

    JJMR794 Overrun With Chickens

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    Bobs + Coturnix/ Same Space= Quail Wars..... Actually Its More Like A Massacre As It Will Be Greatly 1 Sided In Favor Of The Bobs... Mixing Is Just Bad Juju [​IMG]
     
  3. 92caddy

    92caddy Egg Lover

    May 18, 2007
    Portland, IN
    I have kept both in the same pen, they did some picking on eachother, but it stopped. I got some together now cause of it being winter, when it warms up I will separate them.
     
  4. pascopol

    pascopol Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:"can i raise coturnix and bobwhites in the same pen?"

    The answer is a NO NO

    unless you want bloody spectacle.
     

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