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Discussion in 'Quail' started by Quail27, Jan 27, 2010.

  1. Quail27

    Quail27 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Can you show quail like they do with chickens, pheasants, pigeons, etc.?
     
  2. Prettiest Frog

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    I'd be nervous about taking mine anywhere. They are often skittish and I had one knock herself unconscious running into the side of her pen when she got startled. And they are small and fragile to handle.
     
  3. Quail27

    Quail27 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    are yours buttons?
    Mine are coturnix, and most of them are not easily startled.... at least no more so than a guinea pig or rabbit.
     
  4. Prettiest Frog

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    I have Buttons, Pharaohs, and A&M. I lost a Pharaoh not long ago to someone handling her improperly. She tried to fly away from him and he tightened his grip what he thought was only a small amount and did internal damage.

    I actually stopped have bobwhites for a while because of the skittish issue, but now that I have an out of the way place I can locate them I'm thinking of trying them again.
     
  5. Quail27

    Quail27 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Do you know if there are shows for quail?
     
  6. citalk2much

    citalk2much Twilight Blessings Farm

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    I do think you can show them at 4H fairs
     
  7. Prettiest Frog

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    http://www.showmequail.org/

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    friend was talking about a quail show in Missouri. I think this is the one she was talking about. So, yeah, they exist.
     
  8. JJMR794

    JJMR794 Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:Hate to break it to ya, but thats the link for missouri state chapter of Quail forever which is a sportmans organization thats focused on maintaining huntable wild quail populations in their individual areas---- pretty much the ducks unlimited version for quail.... they dont "show quail". Sorry [​IMG]
     
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    Quote:Hate to break it to ya, but thats the link for missouri state chapter of Quail forever which is a sportmans organization thats focused on maintaining huntable wild quail populations in their individual areas---- pretty much the ducks unlimited version for quail.... they dont "show quail". Sorry [​IMG]

    Eh, it was the first one that came up and the one she attended was big on the 'show me' thing. I didn't look it over much.
     
  10. JJMR794

    JJMR794 Overrun With Chickens

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    Lol--- I git it! If y'all do find any info on showing please do post it here! I do beleive some 4h chapters allow it, but its not a national standard for 4h.
     

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