Seeking Butler Bobwhite history & origin info

Discussion in 'Quail' started by oldguy, Dec 1, 2009.

  1. oldguy

    oldguy Out Of The Brooder

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    Hello,

    I want to write an article on Butler Bobwhites. I can find plenty of info about their characteristics but so far have had no luck about lerning about their origins ... how they got their name ... etc ... etc

    I tried Wikipedia and FeatherSite, but nothing.

    If you know when and how they came to be, please reply.

    Thanks
    Oldguy
     
    Last edited: Dec 1, 2009
  2. Pine Grove

    Pine Grove Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They started out over 40 years ago from a man in Butler Illinois..just like the Cunninghams they originated in Mississippi, Indiana Giants from Indiana and the Georgia Giants from Ga..Truth be known they're all the same strain of birds..Contact Gus Rhodes from what used to be Bear Bayou Quail Farm, He can tell you more about it...
     
  3. oldguy

    oldguy Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks for the directions.

    When i get my article completed i will come back with more info.
     

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