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Texas A&M quail? Anyone?

Discussion in 'Quail' started by Marissa Van, Feb 16, 2014.

  1. Marissa Van

    Marissa Van In the Brooder

    Dec 17, 2013
    Hey there I'm just starting out with 6 Texas a&m quails just wondering if anyone has any experience with these? If so any tips??


  2. dc3085

    dc3085 Crowing

    Texas A&M are just jumbo white coturnix. Raise them the same as you would any coturnix quail.

    REDNECK TRAPPER In the Brooder

    Feb 16, 2014
    Just raise them as you would any other quail. I had 15 of them with 35 pharaoh and they require the same things as pharaoh.
  4. sniper338

    sniper338 Songster

    Dec 15, 2013
    San Antonio, Texas
    Yep there is no difference. Just a different color and bigger... and only bigger if they are very close to pure A&M. If you just got them from a local breeder and didnt order them from james marie farms or another VERY VERY reputable breeder their genetics will be "dissolved out" to have the bigger TRUE A&M. Mainly the white coturnix are just still called that. You will see black spots in their feathers and such on their head, and maybe a few other places.

    I just got in the other day some A&M's from James Marie Farms. He did lots of work to duplicate the true A&M again so thats about as close as you can get.

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