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Texas A & M size ?

Discussion in 'Quail' started by yallapilko, Nov 13, 2012.

  1. yallapilko

    yallapilko Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi,
    I'm new on here and in the UK.
    I've got 10 Japanese Quail, but I'm thinking of getting a different type of quail.
    I was wondering how big do Texas A & M Quail get ?
    (either weight or inches (or centimetres!).
    Thanks!
    Yallapilko
     
  2. Peregrine

    Peregrine Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We were just given some quail and were told they were Texas A & M. They were a lot smaller than I imagined quail to be! One can easily sit in the palm of my hand, and I could cup my other hand around it and encase it completely. I'm still doing more research, since we have chickens, but quail are completely new to me. These seem more like the kind of bird you would keep indoors as pets thanhave outside as livestock.
     
  3. maybe post a photo of it, someone will find out what it is, sounds too small to be texas a m. i could be wrong, but photo will be the best bet.
     
  4. yallapilko

    yallapilko Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes a photo would be good.
    How many inches tall are they? (or weight? )
    That would also help identify them....
     
  5. drowe005

    drowe005 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Texas A&M average 8 ounces when mature. I just got 1 male 3 females yesterday and they are a rather small bird.
     
  6. yallapilko

    yallapilko Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks for your answer!
    I'm surprised they are not bigger, as I've some jumbo japanese coturnix that are 15 ounces. I thought they would be at least that size. So, do they have a bigger breast size?
    And how tall do they stand?
     
  7. yallapilko

    yallapilko Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Great link thanks!
     

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