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What is your favorite quail breed?

Discussion in 'Quail' started by LeafBlade12345, Oct 1, 2015.

  1. LeafBlade12345

    LeafBlade12345 Chillin' With My Peeps

    What is your favorite quail breed? Please post anything you'd like, names, tips, facts, housing requirements, pics, videos, and sources! Thank you all!

    We are trying to figure out what kind of quail to raise next, so please add pros and cons. Thank you! I will post what quail species I choose for our new, soon to be quail pen!
  2. spotsplus

    spotsplus Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 29, 2008
    Franklin, MA
    I have a whole lot of info on my site at http://www.cspotsfarm.com.

    I have two favorites- Coturnix and Buttons. Sadly a predator killed all my tuxedo Coturnix so I only have one lone Coturnix chick. I have about 25 Buttons.

  3. LeafBlade12345

    LeafBlade12345 Chillin' With My Peeps

    We can't have buttons, it gets way too cold here, into the teens, and we don't want an indoor pet, plus we have done two batches to sell/give them away and only ended up rehoming one white button. We are pretty sure we will do coturnix for the first time...were yours flighty?
  4. Sill

    Sill Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 30, 2013
    Tempe, AZ
    Coturnix hands down. Cuteness, tame, eggs all year (even when the chickens are freeloading), meat at 6-8 weeks, eggs at 6-12 weeks, easy to find, easy to incubate and raise, and color varieties if you are so inclined.
  5. LeafBlade12345

    LeafBlade12345 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Thank you! We are almost certain we will get "tuxedo" coturnix eggs and incubate. Thanks again!

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