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by Deetle
Sat Nov 17, 2018 3:45 pm
Forum: Quail Forum
Topic: First time raising quails
Replies: 17
Views: 4414

First time raising quails

Hi, new here and ive recently acquired some (i believe) Jap quails. 4 girls and a boy. They are sexible so id say 8 + weeks old. They are in the chook shed which has good ventilation and have rabbit hutch and dolls house as smaller areas. Ive been feeding them with a high protein wild game finisher ...
by Deetle
Sat Nov 17, 2018 3:08 pm
Forum: Welcome and Forum Rules
Topic: Hello from Tasmania
Replies: 5
Views: 2487

Re: Hello from Tasmania

Hi Marigold, sorry i think ive mislead you and myself. Seems upon further examination ( i.e 0.003 sec search on Google) i reckon i have Japanese quail (Coturnix japonica) The pet shop told me King quail (Coturnix chinesis) but although the plumage isnt conclusive the spotty eggs are a certain giveaw...
by Deetle
Fri Nov 16, 2018 9:38 pm
Forum: Welcome and Forum Rules
Topic: Hello from Tasmania
Replies: 5
Views: 2487

Hello from Tasmania

Hi, new to the forum and new to keeping quail. About 6 months ago I relinquished all our chickens and have recently refurbished the chook shed with quail. I felt the chooks were weighing to heavily on the local insect population as well as their food was attracting scores of invasive birds like spar...

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