quail?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by eggs, Apr 15, 2008.

  1. eggs

    eggs Out Of The Brooder

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    i heard that quail are hard to raise . any body have any experience with them?
     
  2. Josie

    Josie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think they vary by type. I love my corturnix, very easy.
     
  3. Bitty girl

    Bitty girl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have courtinex-they are a breeze. I have Bobwhites they are a pain in the neck--CarnaVORS!!! I have Buttons--great to raise! Mountains hard to get to lay--So far![​IMG]
     
  4. S n M Poultry

    S n M Poultry Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 31, 2007
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    i had buttons. they are fairly easy to raise
     
  5. wilds of pa

    wilds of pa Chillin' With My Peeps

    I have butler bobwhite for almost 5 years and pure white bobwhite almost 1 year, its all about space for these guys. they like there space especially during breeding times. Are bobwhites start laying in spring and will lay into late summer, early fall.

    I think mtn quail only lay a very small number of eggs not many from what i read and dont produce like the bobwhite, the corturnix lay very well to, from what i know daily from spring to fall.

    charlie
     
    Last edited: Apr 16, 2008
  6. BeautifulBlue

    BeautifulBlue Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have Japanese Quail which are 3 weeks old, I hatched them myself. They are the tamest cutest little things. The follow you around. They're very easy to look after, I change their water twice a day, and they just eat chick feed and when they're older, pellets. [​IMG]
     

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