Tell me about your Jumbo Brown quail

Discussion in 'Quail' started by iajewel, Jan 17, 2011.

  1. iajewel

    iajewel Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 22, 2008
    Corning IA
    How are Jumbo browns different from other quail? I just bought some eggs so.. I have 30 days to learn about them and not finding much on google
     
  2. Robo

    Robo Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 15, 2010
    Knoxville,TN
    They mature in 6-8 weeks, need a high protein diet, and lay like crazy.
     
  3. Fat Daddy

    Fat Daddy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:The sticky at the top about quail IS your friend.... And you most likely have less than 30 days, 3-4 shipping and 17-18 incubation = 22 dayS and YOU HAVE FUZZY BUTTS!!! Better put a wiggle in gett'in the bator and brooder lights and tubs out... Your gonna have a BIG time !!! Expect about 1\\2 your eggs to hatch BTW. Bill
     
  4. mhwc56

    mhwc56 Chillin' With My Peeps

    and with that many eggs A HUGE STINK in your house till the chicks are feathered out and can go outside .....lol
     
  5. Robo

    Robo Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 15, 2010
    Knoxville,TN
    I prefer the garage or shed.[​IMG] Here are some pics of Jumbo Browns.
    [​IMG] Hen
    [​IMG] Rooster
    Tibetan Chick
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  6. iajewel

    iajewel Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 22, 2008
    Corning IA
    I live in Iowa.. so a long time before they can go out.. joy.. 17-18 days huh.. ok.. well how many of the large tubs will I need? I have 3 and quite the collection of heat lamps. If I split them up and change bedding often.. that should help. any suggestions on bedding? I will check out the sticky.. by the way those pics were awesome. Makes the thought of stick worth it. I have wanted quail for a long time, just never jumped off that cliff, now with the price.. Im jumping.
     
  7. Robo

    Robo Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 15, 2010
    Knoxville,TN
    You will need 2 or 3 tubs depending on size. I use pine shavings, but aspen or towels work well too.
     
  8. iajewel

    iajewel Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 22, 2008
    Corning IA
    What sucks is I have a wonderful brooder .. OUT SIDE.. where it is only good March -first frost. This will be in the house as its to cold even with lights out there in the brooder building.
     
  9. JJMR794

    JJMR794 Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:COTURNIX ARE COTURNIX NO MATTER THE COLOR

    COTURNIX DIFFER IN MANY COUNTLESS WAYS FROM NEW WORLD QUAIL SPECES SUCH AS VALLEY OR BOB WHITES

    FOR BASIC COTURNIX SEE THE STICKY AT THE TOP SECTION HERE
     
  10. iajewel

    iajewel Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 22, 2008
    Corning IA
    I read through the whole sticky.. followed every link.. GREAT info.. thank you
     

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