Getting into quail

Discussion in 'Quail' started by jacca5, Jun 20, 2008.

  1. jacca5

    jacca5 Songster

    Mar 19, 2008
    Hodgenville, KY
    I am getting into keeping quail. I just purchased 100 jumbo northern bobwhite quail eggs. Is this a good breed to start out with?
  2. Ace_king_brahma

    Ace_king_brahma Songster

    Mar 14, 2008
    Castroville, Texas
    Depends... If you want pets bobwhites are very skittish. Meat stock? Yep. They are good though they take longer to mature. Coturnix are very good starter quails. They are easy to tame, mature in 8 weeks as compared to 15 or so weeks for bobwhites. It really depends on what your end goals are for the quail.

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