Coturnix Quails

Discussion in 'Quail' started by mummys girls, Feb 5, 2017.

  1. mummys girls

    mummys girls Hatching

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    Hi ALL

    Im in the uk and have Coturnix Quails as pets,
    The amount i have is starting to increase very quickly and i want to start to sell them.


    Can anyone help me?

    DO I NEED A LICENCE to breed and sell Quails in the uk?

    Thanks in advance
    mummys girls
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  2. crimsonmama

    crimsonmama In the Brooder

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    Heya!! I'm in the UK too! Haven't ever heard anything about needing a license or anything. I'm advertising a few of my surplus chicks for sale on gumtree no problem.
     
  3. Dani xxx

    Dani xxx Chirping

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    Hey I'm also in the U.K. ur local council has bylaws about poultry but they only say u need to inform them if u have more than 50 birds so unless u have a large amount of space to house that amount of birds u should be fine ! X I have 7 quail in my back garden 6 girls and an accidental boy just as pets and eggs ! X I love them and they are so quiet I have no issue with neighbours the wild birds are louder hehe ! X :)
     
  4. rita2paul

    rita2paul Songster

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    hi i am in the uk as well, i agree with above. i have chickens, ducks and quails on the way, sold some eggs and babies with no problems. if you turn it into a business then that will be a different matter.
     

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