questions about georgia giant quail

Discussion in 'Quail' started by shelleyd2008, Sep 27, 2008.

  1. shelleyd2008

    shelleyd2008 the bird is the word

    Sep 14, 2008
    Adair Co., KY
    I have been thinking about getting into raising quail. I have been looking on eBay, and have found an ad for 44+ georgia giant quail eggs for 16.99 (as of right now). Is this a good price? And are these birds really as large as they say? The lake cumberland game bird site says they are 16 oz (1lb) at maturity? Also is this the largest quail breed? Thanks so much!!
    Last edited: Sep 27, 2008
  2. SportTees

    SportTees Songster

    Quote:These birds are very large but are not the largest Quail. Google cc partridge patch in TN- I have found they have decent prices and very healthy birds. It is run solely by an retired man and his wife.
  3. Pine Grove

    Pine Grove Songster

    Jul 18, 2007
    Lakeland, Ga
    I would go here and get the real thing The Butler strain of Bobs are bigger than the Ga Giants..Many ppl are breeding reg jumbos(misinformation or whatever) and calling them Ga giants or Butlers,,The true Ga giants will weigh 16 oz with the Butlers averaging 2 oz's more, Even with that i'ts constant selection to keep the size up.......

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