Hello from NYC!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Jbobaloo, Sep 19, 2013.

  1. Jbobaloo

    Jbobaloo New Egg

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    Hi Everyone!

    I'm new to the site and I live in NYC but I'm a farm girl at heart. I grew up on a farm so I've been around animals since I was a kid. I know we can legally have hens here in NYC, but I'm wanting to adopt/rescue a few Coturnix quail to keep as pets and for their eggs. Does anyone know if quail are equally ok to keep for myself as chickens are?

    I used to keep all sorts of chickens long ago, and I'm sure all of them were "mutts" except for my silkies. I loved all my chickens, but my silkies were my favorites!
     
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  2. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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    Welcome to BYC.
     
  3. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! [​IMG]
     
  4. liz9910

    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC!
     
  5. glendaschicks

    glendaschicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome! I don't know about the rules in NYC, but I'm sure someone here does. Good luck!
     
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    [​IMG] I would think the average person wouldn't know quail from a chicken so you'd probably be fine there.
     
  7. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Welcome to BYC [​IMG] Glad you joined us! I don't know if the chicken laws apply to quail as well. Why don't you ask in the Local Chicken Laws & Ordinances section?
     
  8. Jbobaloo

    Jbobaloo New Egg

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    Thanks for the warm welcome, everyone! :) Now the hard part is convincing the hubs to let me have them.
     
  9. stormseeker

    stormseeker Out Of The Brooder

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    hi im in nyc(bronx) and am breeding jumbo coturnix. I was exactly like you two months ago and presto now I must plan on giving away birds-thats how prolific quail are! Im still learning but following the basics will get you there fast. theyre great in my apartment-anything i csn help you with just hit me up as we say here in nyc lol. And btw nyc people arent as dumb and isolated as some may think.
     
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  10. stormseeker

    stormseeker Out Of The Brooder

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    is that what you think about all nycers?
     

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