Quail breeds?

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

  1. silkielover5

    silkielover5 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 11, 2011
    Hudson WI
    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

    Feb 9, 2013
    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

    Jan 6, 2013
    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

    Nov 28, 2009
    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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