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A New Cycle of Raising Wild Bobwhite Quail

I always look forward to a new season and cycle of raising wild bobwhite quail.  This is my third year and I’m finally starting to see and hear the fruits of my labors.  We had a terrible drought last year and I doubted that any of the approximately 700 birds I’d released had survived.  I […]

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Wild Bobwhite Quail Surrogator

Raising wild quail in a quail surrogator is simple but it is not easy – it requires some hard work and consistency during each cycle.  Each cycle is typically five weeks long and starts with setting up the quail surrogator.  Once it’s set up, the quail chicks need to be checked and tended once weekly.  […]

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Loading the Wild Quail Chicks

I ordered 125 1 day old wild quail chicks from a supplier in Mountain Home, TX. He graciously met me in Kerrville to deliver the birds. The wild quail chicks were delivered in a small cardboard box. Hard to believe that there are 125 of them in there. Well, maybe not. One day old wild […]

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