different strains of coturnix

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  1. Quail27

    Quail27 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm doing research and trying to understand the differences between the different strains of coturnix. I know that they can all be used for meat and eggs, but I want to know what they were developed primarily for.

    I know that the jumbo brown was bred for meat production.
    Was the A&M bred for meat or eggs, primarily?

    What is the Pharoah XLD1 and what was it bred for?

    Are there any other strains I'm forgetting (not just colors, but strains bred to have advantages)?
     
  2. darkfur

    darkfur Chillin' With My Peeps

    A&M is also a meat bird, but white with light flesh.
     
  3. JJMR794

    JJMR794 Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:I BELEIVE THERE ARE JUMBO VARIETIES OF ALL COLORS...
     
  4. justhangin_out

    justhangin_out New Egg

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    I beleve the jumbo brown and the XLD1 are the same thing, just different names.
     
  5. Quail27

    Quail27 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  6. JJMR794

    JJMR794 Overrun With Chickens

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    Cannot say anything about jumbo browns, but i have xld-1 stock from them that are nice birds and good sized too.
     
  7. worldling

    worldling Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have some of their A&M's, and am happy with them! I would buy from them again.
     

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