Mountain and Gambel Quail

Discussion in 'Quail' started by TedJan92_in_Idaho, Oct 13, 2011.

  1. TedJan92_in_Idaho

    TedJan92_in_Idaho Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Anyone have these? If so are they any harder to raise and maintain than Bobwhite??
    I have a chance to get a few of each and don't want to get into something I can't handle.
     
  2. Stellar

    Stellar The Quail Lady

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    I have Valley quail which are similar to gamble. I say they are quite tame. But it depends as I raise all my birds from hatch. If you can handle bobwhites, I would say you could handle another new world quail.
     
  3. TedJan92_in_Idaho

    TedJan92_in_Idaho Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We have wild Valley quail. They are not native to Idaho. Mt Quail are the only native quail here. Both are extremely beautiful. I love to watch them. They come up to the chicken pens and eat dropped feed and pay me no mind.
     
  4. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend... Staff Member

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    I think the Gambles have the most interesting call of all the quail. They live wild down here in the deserts of New Mexico and they are so cute with those little top knots and their calls. Just adorable! [​IMG]
     

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