seeking quail

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by ffoa, Feb 18, 2014.

  1. ffoa

    ffoa New Egg

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    I would like to begin raising quail for meet and eggs. does anyone know a breeder in mi?
     
  2. Welcome to BYC!!!!
     
  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    You can go to "where am I, where are you." in the social forum - locate and post on your state thread. That would put you in contact with people in your area.

    Also check out "Other backyard poultry" in the forum - which included threads on quail guineas, peafowl etc.etc. Hope you find what you are searching for.
     
  4. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend... Staff Member

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    Hope you can find some quail near you! I keep Bobwhites. Just love my quail!

    Drumstick Diva has you on the right path....chat with others in the Michigan thread. [​IMG]
     
  5. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC![​IMG] We're glad to have you. I don't raise quail, so don't have any information on breeders to offer you. You could try looking in the Buy-Sell-Trade/Other Birds and Hatching Eggs section of these forums. You may be able to find some people selling quail there.
     
  6. gander007

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  7. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC!
     
  8. cstronks

    cstronks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quail are actually very fun to hatch out because you don't need to worry about 1). Housing, as a decent size quail pen can hold a lot of birds and 2). Roosters. Many people who keep chickens often do not keep Roosters because they are not allowed by law or they are not productive outside of their meat value. With a quail, they do not make loud noises like chickens do and thus easier to keep. If you can get your hands on an incubator, you'll find that quail eggs are cheap and easy. Best of luck in whatever you choose!!
     
  9. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC. [​IMG] Glad you joined us!
     
  10. ffoa

    ffoa New Egg

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    thank you for the helpful suggestions. giving it a try. :)
     

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