Snowflake bobwhite broody?

Discussion in 'Quail' started by jimbo1989, Jun 25, 2016.

  1. jimbo1989

    jimbo1989 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Do these bobewhites go broody????anyone know
     
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    DK newbie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    As far as I know, for all captive quail broodiness is a rare occurrence unless they are kept in a very natural environment. I have read about one pair of snowflake bobwhites that got chicks several years in a row. They were kept in a greenhouse. The first couple of years, the chicks kept dying - apparently because the greenhouse wasn't dry enough. The owners started using some special bedding to keep it dry.
     
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  3. jimbo1989

    jimbo1989 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks a lot just thought I'd ask I have mine in a sunny area some shade and on bedding I don't care much for wire bottoms .just got my girl today
     
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    jimbo1989 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So difficult to upload pictures
     

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