Hatchery's Choice Live Adult Coturnix Quail - Southwest Gamebirds

Hatchery’s Choice – Adult Quail


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***We ship live birds in the fall and spring when weather permits.
During the summer, live birds are only available for pick up at the farm in Tonopah, AZ. Email us for summer availability.***

Want a little bit of everything at a great price? Try our hatchery’s choice of select Coturnix. All varieties are the same species but several different colors and variations. If you want to raise meat or eggs and also have a beautiful and diverse flock, this is a great way to get a little bit of everything.

This assortment includes different varieties and may be drawn from the German Sparkly Collection, the Schofield Silver Collection, the German Pastel Collection, the Pansy Project, Jumbo Whites, and several other colors. A few of the variations that may hatch from this assortment include: White, Silver, Lavender, Blue, Slate, Snowy, Charcoal, Crème, Falb Fee, Grau Fee, Roux, Golden, Cinnamon, Platinum, Pansy, Italian, Rosetta, Tibetan, and more as we add them to our hatchery!

What to expect: A fun assortment of colors that can yield endless color variations. Expect some of these birds to reach jumbo weights of 12-14 oz, and others to reach standard weights of 8-10 oz or anything between these size ranges. When mature, this assortment should yield 10-14 g eggs at a rate similar to any production line of Coturnix.

The breeding quintet includes four (4) females and one (1) male, which is our recommended ratio for breeding. Birds chosen for the breeding quintet or male/female selections will mostly come from feather-sexable varieties. The straight run birds are not sexed and you will receive approximately 50% males and 50% females from both feather-sexable and non-feather sexable varieties. The displayed price for the breeding quintet is for five (5) birds, and the displayed price for males, females, and straight-run is per bird.