Quail Habitat

Water and Raising Texas Quail for Hunting

Water is important when you are raising Texas quail for hunting.  Quail use three types of water – ground water, dew and metabolic water.  Of the three, ground water is both the least and most important type of water.  In Texas, we’ve experienced one of history’s worst recorded droughts during 2010 and 2011.  In the […]

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Bobwhite Quail Habitat Management – Two Leaved Senna

                  Bobwhite quail need seeds in their quail habitat to survive.  Habitat management is critical to retaining wild populations of bobwhite quail.  The identification, preservation and propagation of seed bearing perennials is one of the easiest and best habitat management practices you can implement. Two-Leaved Senna Dry, […]

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Deer Pea Vetch for Quail Habitat

Deer Pea Vetch is an annual plant that grows close to the ground with long stems.  It seems to prefer areas where there is not a lot of competition for soil or sunlight.  It is also one of the first forbs we see bloom in the Spring.  It has lavender-bluish flower that are quite small.  […]

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