Jumbo Coturnix Question

Discussion in 'Quail' started by Eyeheartquail, Jan 5, 2012.

  1. Eyeheartquail

    Eyeheartquail Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 7, 2011
    Does anyone actually sell Jumbo "colored" coturnix? I would love to switch over to Jumbo at some point but love all of my tux, rosetta, whites, and italian colors.
     
  2. Stellar

    Stellar The Quail Lady

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    So far the nicest Jumbos I have gotten in the Coturnix were the Reds and Golds.
     
  3. Eyeheartquail

    Eyeheartquail Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 7, 2011
    Is it difficult to breed in the color? Do you ever sell them?
     
  4. Stellar

    Stellar The Quail Lady

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    It is more difficult to get the color larger but it's possible with selective breeding. The Golds can get bigger by simply adding in a JUmbo Brown. In other colors you would either have to bring in a Brown or white...but then you can get tuxedos....some people don't like the tuxedos so then you have to breed that out. The browns bred in would be better to up the size. I sell the colors as standard size but some people have hatched out bigger birds from them.
     
  5. Eyeheartquail

    Eyeheartquail Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 7, 2011
    wonderful. Thank you for the info. [​IMG]
     

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