Valley quail

Discussion in 'Quail' started by ylly, Nov 21, 2013.

  1. ylly

    ylly Out Of The Brooder

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    Trying to figure out a breeding plan for my valleys.
    I have a very productive quad on there finished there second year which is a Ohio strain
    And 2 trio finished ther first year from a Michigan strain. I kept back 3 males and 2 females
    From the Ohio strain and about 10 hens from the Michigan strain and also 2 males not sure but if had to guess Ohio. Not sure why I sold all my Michigan strain male 2013's.
     
  2. ylly

    ylly Out Of The Brooder

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    Was wondering if I should keep both lines seperate even though I oly have one male from the Ohio strain?
     
  3. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend... Staff Member

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    Depends on what you are interested in doing. If you are looking to experiment and cross different strains or if you are looking to improve on a pure strain.

    Play around and see what you get!
     
  4. Ntsees

    Ntsees Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You're free to do whatever you like. Whether it's Ohio strain or Michigan strain, they are all birds derived from the west. If you know the subspecies of the Ohio and the Michigan strains, that might be something worth while to keep them separate so you can observe the minor details.
     
  5. ylly

    ylly Out Of The Brooder

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    I guess in there natural inviroment they would mostly all be related.
     

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