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David's quail thread
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I had to start a new thread with a new title.  I got rid of the rabbits.  Felt like that project had run it's course.  I now know I can do it successfully if I want to.  So now I'm am putting the effort into the quail.  Plans are to build a better hutch/coop than I have right now.  Vacation is coming up so that will be the time to get it done, if not before.  I've got around 25 Coturnix brown quail that are adults and egg layers.

Friend had an excess of quail chicks that hatched last Wednesday so he sold them to me for .25 cents each.  I bought 84 and I have them in a couple of brooders right now.  Just over 30 of them are yellow Coturnix quail.  So I plan to build a second hutch/coop to start breeding the yellow ones.  Somewhere down the road I'll maybe start breeding whites.

Of the 84 I've already sold 15 at a buck apiece.  After next Wednesday I'll start charging $2 apiece and after they're three weeks old I'll start charging $3.  After three weeks old is when you can start sexing them to find out the roos from the hens.
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#2
Sold all of the brown quail at $1 to $2 each so that was a nice profit.

Put 65 eggs in the incubator on the 14th.  Lock down on July 27th.
Governmental dependance makes for poor self reliance.

"What could possibly go wrong with a duct tape boat?"  Cody Lundin

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#3
91 eggs placed in incubator today.  Lock down on September 10th.  Hatch on or around September 14th.
Governmental dependance makes for poor self reliance.

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#4
sounds like your having fun with this project bro.
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#5
It's fun and gives me a little pocket change when I sell excess eggs or chicks.  Smile
Governmental dependance makes for poor self reliance.

"What could possibly go wrong with a duct tape boat?"  Cody Lundin

The best defense against evil men are good men with violent skill sets.
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#6
I have retired from the quail business.  I greatly enjoyed it and gained a ton of experience in incubating quail, raising them, gathering eggs and butchering them for meat.  Very good experience and I'm glad I did it for the year and a half that I raised them.  Over that time I raised and sold several hundred.  

Time to move on to another project.   Smile
Governmental dependance makes for poor self reliance.

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