Texas A&M

Discussion in 'Quail' started by farmerbud, Nov 20, 2010.

  1. farmerbud

    farmerbud Out Of The Brooder

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    How can you tell if your birds are really A&Ms or not . I keep reading on here that a lot of people think they have A&Ms , but really don't . The ones I have are large white quail with a brown spot on the back of their heads.
     
  2. Whitehouse Quail

    Whitehouse Quail Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 1, 2009
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    I had a lesson drilled through my head a while ago...

    A&M's are no more.

    Supposedly, after the failed experimentation to take over the broiler industry, Texas A&M shut down the program. So, A&M is no longer improving bloodlines.

    So, the A&Ms you are supposedly getting are NOT A&M, they are just large English White. (Which do have brown spots)

    Hope this helps!
     
  3. JJMR794

    JJMR794 Overrun With Chickens

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    YOUR BIRDS WILL NOT SURVIVE THE TEST...

    TRUE A&MS HAVE CERTAIN CHARACTERISTICS.... UNIFORM LARGER SIZE, FAST MATURING BIRDS THAT HAVE LIGHTER COLORED FLESH THAN STANDARD BIRDS. STRESS LIGHTER==== NOT WHITE MEAT
     
  4. farmerbud

    farmerbud Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks for the help . Its disheartening to find out they are not what i thought they were, but I still like anyway . I recon I should just call them jumbo white quail when I start to sell some so I will not be misleading anyone . Thanks again for the help.
     
  5. JJMR794

    JJMR794 Overrun With Chickens

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