Quail question

Discussion in 'Quail' started by Tikkajazz94, Jul 30, 2011.

  1. Tikkajazz94

    Tikkajazz94 Chillin' With My Peeps

    I'm homeschooled and on my last year. If I want to raise a quail bird that is easy to Raise and Maintain, Is that a Coturnix quail? or what type of quail is easy to raise and breed so I can see from Egg to Adult to Second Gen.
  2. mrslb333

    mrslb333 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 15, 2010
    Halifax, Nova Scotia
    Coturnix should be perfect [​IMG]
  3. Tikkajazz94

    Tikkajazz94 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Okay, So When is Breeding season and all that stuff? Is there a site that as all I need to know? I was looking for a site with all the info I needed to raise them and most just took me to stories on raising them
  4. wolftracks

    wolftracks Spam Hunter

    Nov 6, 2009
    Quote:There's a ton of info right here on BYC. There's a couple of stickies at the top of the Quail section.

    As long as there's enough light there will always be eggs and chicks.
  5. Stellar

    Stellar The Quail Lady

    Feb 6, 2010
    Tampa Bay
    They will breed like roaches [​IMG] Coturnix are easy to multiply. You get some hatching eggs, they incubate for 17 days (sometimes hatch sooner), and you get chicks! and in 6 weeks they start breeding and laying eggs between 5-9 weeks of age! JJ mentions they are the Roaches of the quail world which is very true!
  6. C&Rman

    C&Rman Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 26, 2011
  7. Tikkajazz94

    Tikkajazz94 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Ah thanks [​IMG].... Now time to tell my Dad and Mom [​IMG]

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