quail with chicken

Discussion in 'Quail' started by justdoit, May 2, 2011.

  1. justdoit

    justdoit New Egg

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    ok i understand chicken can make quail sick.
    why is it that they cannot build an immunity / be bred
    to be immune to these deseases?
    thanks
     
  2. jm93030

    jm93030 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Im sorry I cant answer this question

    But the bottom line is that they can't.

    Probably for the same reason , humans can't built an inmune to HIV or HERPES etc etc

    hope someone can answer that for you , if it really matters.

    "sometimes is better to experiment in someone else birds than yours"
     
  3. Judy

    Judy Moderator Staff Member

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    I'll bet if you could figure this out, you could retire very rich and very soon.
     
  4. Riffecreek

    Riffecreek Chukar Junky

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    Chickens and other poultry types were domesticated MANY years ago. With the survival from diseases was a type of selective breeding for disease resistance through survival of the fittest that developed over many years. Quail hasn't been domesticated for near long enough to even begin the process in most species...

    Edit to add

    This is just my opinion and may be totally wrong.. I'm sure someone else will come chime in with some better insight and a better choice of words.
     
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  5. Dirk Chesterfield

    Dirk Chesterfield Chillin' With My Peeps

    The only time you should have quail with chicken is if it's on a dinner plate. [​IMG]
     
  6. Riffecreek

    Riffecreek Chukar Junky

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    Quote:I wouldn't insult the taste of them to put chicken on the same plate [​IMG]
     
  7. justdoit

    justdoit New Egg

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    interesting........[​IMG]
    thanks much
     
  8. Fat Daddy

    Fat Daddy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I wouldn't insult the taste of them to put chicken on the same plate [​IMG]

    I have said many times that quail should only be eaten at the dinner table. Chicken only at the coffee table in the living room, never with the same flat ware.... [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] Bill
     
  9. Stellar

    Stellar The Quail Lady

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    You can raise quail with chicken if the quail are in their own housing and away from chickens...first tend the quail , then the chicken. Easy as 1, 2, 3 [​IMG]
     

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