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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by sghanem, Mar 2, 2014.

  1. sghanem

    sghanem Hatching

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    I began by circumstance (children, LOL), raising Cortunix quail last summer. Previously, I have bred and raised exotics, ducks, button quail, and chukar in the bird category. Beginning with brown and jumbo browns, and quickly acquiring Texas A and M; my intention was egg production. The incubation bug hit quickly upon discovering how inexpensive a coolerbator was to assemble. Today, I have three Avery pens separated into jumbo browns (wild color), brown (American color), Texas A and M, a mixed pen of American and wild color tuxedos and Tibetins. I will be adding a flock of silver and a flock of Rosetta's very soon.
    As an avid lurker on this site from the beginning, I have officially joined and look forward to the continued advice and tips found within.

    ---I also raise dwarf rabbits (Dutch, Polish and mini lops) and Khaki Campbell ducks-----
     

  2. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Welcome to BYC [​IMG] Glad you joined us!
     
  3. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 Free Ranging Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC!
     
  4. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend Staff Member

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    Welcome to BYC!
     
  5. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC, and good luck with your many projects.
     
  6. Puddin Fluff

    Puddin Fluff Crowing

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    Welcome from Arkansas!:D
     
  7. txcarl1258

    txcarl1258 Songster

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm not to far from you about 30 miles south of San Antonio. Where are you getting your silver coturnix from?
     

  8. sghanem

    sghanem Hatching

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    First experience with this, but I've ordered eggs and they're being shipped. Wish me luck.:fl
     
  9. txcarl1258

    txcarl1258 Songster

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    Good luck! I had two different batches of coturnix eggs shipped. First batch 50 eggs 27 live chicks. Second batch 37 eggs shipped- 20 were cracked and I have 13 in lockdown. I ordered the second batch because he had "blondes" in his flock and I wanted some, but not sure if any of these eggs will hatch. They were packed terribly.
     
  10. LuvinBlueBirds

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    Welcome to the Flock! I have some Welsh Harlequin ducks, they are soo fun. Debating on whether or not to get some quail. They look so cute and I hear the egg to feed ratio is really good with quail. Oh, and not to mention that they start laying soooo fast.

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