Pet quail

Discussion in 'Quail' started by chickensioux, Feb 15, 2009.

  1. chickensioux

    chickensioux Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Has anyone ever kept a quail indoors as a pet? I have had three before and they make the sweetest pets.
     
  2. monarc23

    monarc23 Coturnix Obsessed

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    Yep I have 5 coturnix in the house....but they're only in here for the winter, they'll be back out in the spring with the rest of the flock. I keep them in door sin the winter (a few) to keep some egg production going. I have 3 babies as well from them well 2 from them and one from a swap egg [​IMG]
     
  3. Dr.Doorlock

    Dr.Doorlock Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Do most people who raise quail raise them for the meat?
     
  4. Dr.Doorlock

    Dr.Doorlock Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Never mind, I just saw the post for processing quail. It seems like it takes a lot of raising to get one meal.
     
  5. citalk2much

    citalk2much Twilight Blessings Farm

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    Dr.Doorlock :

    Do most people who raise quail raise them for the meat?

    I keep button quail as pets I would think eating them would be more work then the food you would get buttons are every small. I h also keep a pair of Japanese quail as pets they where a rescue they are very sweet and easy to handle​
     

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