Quail breeds?

Discussion in 'Quail' started by silkielover5, Mar 8, 2013.

  1. silkielover5

    silkielover5 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thinking about getting some quail. I don't care about egg production mostly just for looks. I have 4ft by 2.5 ft insulated pens out in my chicken shed with heat lamps and dimmer switches so I can control the temps. Was thinking about I think they are called Tennessee reds? Or buttons? And how many could i have in the pens?
     
  2. DavidKerk

    DavidKerk Chillin' With My Peeps

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    California quail are nice looking. Coturnix quail are pretty plain but can be found in a farely wide range of colors. If you need a place to get them you can try B and D farms as they sell small quantities of adults. I hope this helps!
     
  3. James the Bald

    James the Bald Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Check out this link. If I was getting quail for their "looks", it would either be the Gamble or Scaled quail. They both "look cool".
     
  4. GunRunnergundogs.com

    GunRunnergundogs.com New Egg

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    My personal favorite is the Snowflake Bobwhite quail but since I get the credit for finding them, i'm probably playing favorites with my pic. LOL.. You can read their story our inquire about getting eggs on our web site. www.gunrunnergundogs.com
     

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