Tatanka Breeders Club: Meat Quail project with history, discussion, pictures and videos

Discussion in 'Quail' started by MobyQuail, Feb 15, 2012.

  1. lukem5

    lukem5 Out Of The Brooder

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    After reading some of the pages in this thread I can see tatanka breeders aren’t giving or selling their line - which is understandable. If I wanted to start breeding out a line of bigger quail/ eggs where should I start? Any commercial breeders selling a line that would be a good starting point vs regular cotirnix which may take many decades to work my way up to >15g eggs.
     
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  2. Ulaidian

    Ulaidian Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Get the biggest out of every hatch, keep them, breed them to the other 'biggest of hatch' and a few generations down the line.. or buy a bantam chicken :D
     
  3. RxQuailFiend

    RxQuailFiend Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I bought jumbo browns they just started laying and I already have several eggs over 15g. Ill definitely be using all the great advice in this thread to make the most of my browns. I started in quail to fill my freezer and bigger birds will fill it faster.
     
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  4. RxQuailFiend

    RxQuailFiend Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So whats the heaviest weights so far observed in the tatankas? Live weight, cleaned weight, egg weights. I know there have been posts saying over X in weights but was there ever a record holding massive bird?
     

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