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Silver quail

Discussion in 'Quail' started by wmcarl, Jul 9, 2015.

  1. wmcarl

    wmcarl Out Of The Brooder

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    Is there much interest in these quail? I have purchased eggs from James Marie farms and plan on selling eggs from these birds,good lord willing,later on.thank you
     
  2. kingmt

    kingmt Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hmm. Maybe. Let me know your experience of them. Do you know three weight.
     
  3. wmcarl

    wmcarl Out Of The Brooder

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    No experience with silvers
     
  4. kingmt

    kingmt Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I meant when you get ready to sell.
     
  5. Camp Julsby

    Camp Julsby Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It is my experience with the JMF Shofield Collection my first generation were Standard sized. I have a couple birds that weigh in the 9 ounce range. I am currently breeding My Silver over other colors including my Jumbo Browns to improve egg and bird size. By crossing the Silvers over other colors I am getting approximately 50% Silver chicks and it appears to improve their over all vigor. My Oldest chicks are only 4 weeks old so I don't have mature weight on them yet. I am having lots of fun playing with this color variety and look forward to my second generation Silvers becoming mature and entering the breeding pens.

    Below is a collage of a few of our Shofield Collection Silvers and our first 2 home bred babies.

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