Mountain Quail prices?

Discussion in 'Quail' started by poultrylady, May 25, 2011.

  1. poultrylady

    poultrylady Chillin' With My Peeps

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    There is an ad on craigslist for Mountain quail for $150 a pair or 3 pair for $400. I have always wanted some of these and I know they are expensive birds but really don't know if this is a fair price or maybe a little high? Anybody know what a pair goes for?
     
  2. Valley quail breeder

    Valley quail breeder Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They average $100 a pair plus shipping best to wait till fall of the year.

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  3. JJMR794

    JJMR794 Overrun With Chickens

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    According To Any Auctions I Have Seen In The Past 6 Mos Thats A Fair Price... But Be Warned They Are Not Beginner Birds.
     
  4. BobwhiteQuailLover

    BobwhiteQuailLover Country Girl[IMG]emojione/assets/png/2665.png?v=2.

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    WOW!
    I got mine for $65 a pair! [​IMG]
     
  5. Stellar

    Stellar The Quail Lady

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    Quote:Definitely not beginner birds.
     
  6. JJMR794

    JJMR794 Overrun With Chickens

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    How Interesting...
     
  7. thekid

    thekid Chillin' With My Peeps

    I like to jump into things but geez for that price they are not beginner birds! The price can tell a lot of things.
     
  8. poultrylady

    poultrylady Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:What is it about them that make them not beginner birds? Are they not as hardy as most quail? Need a special diet? Actually I am not new to quail, I have raised alot of breeds over the years and still have African Harliquins, Ga. giant bobwhites and of course the Cortunix and Buttons, as well as the Snowflake Mexican Speckled. I have alot of quail:)
     
  9. JJMR794

    JJMR794 Overrun With Chickens

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    They Are Very Difficult To Start As Hatchlings... Otherwise Relatively Similar To Other New World Speces In Most Aspects
     
  10. thekid

    thekid Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:Who is the guy you get them in PA from? Thankyou - Brian
     

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