Hi! I raise bobwhite quail and am fascinated by poultry in general!


Nov 27, 2018
Hello, there. I've recently started raising bobwhite quail (they're 11 weeks old as of last Sunday) and love learning about birds. I also have a quail Instagram called quailtasticquail if you'd like to check that out. <3
(1) Are you new to chickens / when did you first get chickens?
I don't have chickens, as much as I'd like some, but I do have bobwhite quail, which are a great alternative. I ordered some eggs online in August and they hatched in November.
(2) How many chickens (quail) do you have right now?
I have 16 quail that hatched out of a clutch of 25.
(3) What breeds do you have?
I have Jumbo Wisconsin bobwhites.
(4) What are your favorite aspects of raising backyard chickens (quail)?
Every time I go out to their aviary, I chuckle because they're such silly birds (and sometimes stupid.) Especially when I wait too long to put them in their coop, they'll all hunker down together and not know what's going on when I wake them up to put them inside. Haha!
(5) What are some of your other hobbies?
I like reading and learning more than anything! I also like to draw.
(6) Tell us about your family, your other pets, your occupation, or anything else you'd like to share.
I have two cats and yeah...that's it :)
(7) Bonus: How did you find BYC, how long have you known about BYC, and what made you finally join our awesome community?
I've known about BYC for a while know, probably around a year. I found it when I was researching polish chickens, and this website came up! I finally joined BYC when I began having questions on the specifics of raising quail, and my Instagram community couldn't help me.
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Hi, it's nice to have you here! There are all sorts of poultry-lovers here, so make yourself at home.

Since you like to draw, maybe you'd like to check out this contest:

Thanks for joining us!

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