Quail in South Africa - New here

Discussion in 'Quail' started by neb, Aug 21, 2010.

  1. flynpa

    flynpa Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I used a water heater thermostat that swung between 101.5*F and 97*F in my homemade incubator and had a 77% hatch rate. Make sure your incubator is not where it will receive direct sun. Try to put it in a room that has a consistant temperature. Make sure it is not in the direct flow of a heat/cooling vent. Good Luck!

    Stuart
     
  2. JohanW

    JohanW New Egg

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    Hi Everyone,
    I breed and keep quail here in Gauteng on a part time/hobby basis if Neb is still looking for quail he can contact me [​IMG] Mostly Chinese Painted
     
  3. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend... Staff Member

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    Welcome to the quail forums!!
     
  4. Evadne

    Evadne New Egg

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    Hi,

    I see you wanted to breed quail back in 2010. I am looking to breed blackrumped button quails primarily to eventually return them to the wild also francolin - if I could find breeding pairs and/or eggs to incubate. Did you get started & do you breed birds naturally occurring in SA?

    EDJ - Knysna
     
  5. JohanW

    JohanW New Egg

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    I do not think we are allowed to keep indigenous birds, only ones I have are rescues that got hurt no pairs so far.
     
  6. nunex

    nunex New Egg

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    hie

    i am interested in quail breeding and am based in Zimbabwe , is there any way anyone would have links to anyone brreeding in Zimbabwe.

    Alternatively anyone breeding in the Limpopo Province of South Africa where i can drive through and purchase a few birds for my own project.
    i am reachable on [email protected] or on 00263773200854 ,

    please assist if you have info .

    thanx
     
  7. Carin

    Carin Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You could try putting your request to the Rare Breed Chicken forum. I am sure somebody there will be able to help you or know some one able to help. Hallo from another South African. http://sararebreeds.com/m/articles/index/
     
  8. totallytime

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    Hey guys , I am breeding jumbo browns in the kzn midlands area ....

    How'd those rain quail turn out ?

    And what I wanna know , what you feeding your quail and what protein contents they are ?

    Thanks
    Tim
     
  9. speedy2020

    speedy2020 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am just curious....What kind of feed do you feed your quail in South Africa? Here in US we can buy non medicated turkey and game bird starter feed.
     
    Last edited: Jul 5, 2013
  10. yakupturker

    yakupturker New Egg

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    I want to buy 30 pcs
    how much, and I'm staying in prices cape town
     

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