Need advice

Discussion in 'Quail' started by FarmerGilland, Mar 12, 2013.

  1. FarmerGilland

    FarmerGilland Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 29, 2011
    On Top of the Mountain
    I'm hoping to get some quail this weekend, but I don't know what kind would be best for meat and egg laying? Can someone help? How much trouble are they? I just need some general info. Can someone help?
  2. 6Chickens&counting

    6Chickens&counting Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 7, 2011
    The most common and reliable quail for meat AND eggs are jumbo coturnix quail. They mature around 8-10 weeks and lay eggs year-round with artificial lighting. They are larger and provide more meat. Currently I have a smaller coturnix called tibetan and they are not any trouble you just have to make sure they can't fly away or escape. Overall, coturnix quails are just perfect for eggs, and if you want meat then jumbo coturnix quail will do great! :)

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