The first thing you will notice when researching quail is that you find a lot of references to bobwhite quail for sale and bobwhite quail chicks for sale.
What is all this fuss about bobwhite quail and what is the Bob White quail?
Well, the bobwhite quail, or Northern Bobwhite quail as it is named, is a member of a species known as New World quails. There are over 20 subspecies of this type of bird as well. They are small birds about 10 inches long. They are characterized by their very round body.
The wingspan of Bobwhite quail is about 15 inches. Colors vary from white, black, grey and brown. Their diet consists of plants and bugs. They are ground dwelling birds and find their meals there, snapping up snails, seeds and grasshoppers.
They are called Bobwhite quail because their whistle resembles this. “Bob Bob WHITE”.
There are companies offering bobwhite quail for sale, bobwhite quail chicks for sale and even bobwhite quail pens.
Why? The bobwhite quail is one of the most common types of quail. There is a demand for these quail and they are therefore produced game farms. Some US states have quail restocking programs and these quail farms help meet these needs. In addition to the restocking programs, dog trainers use the birds to help in their training. Add to that the demand from restaurants (for both the eggs and the meat) and hobbyists (yes some people raise quail as a hobby) and you can see that the birds are quite popular and sought out.
If you are interested in raising your own quail either as a hobby or for commercial use, you have come to the right place. We can help with find the information you need.
Our intent is to compile and collect the most exhaustive collection of information about raising Bobwhite quail (and other types as well) that can be found. We will include information about the best places to purchase your birds and the accessories you need to raise quail. There are so many companies and farms offering bobwhite quail for sale and bobwhite quail chicks for sale that it can be difficult to know where to purchase quality birds, eggs and equipment such as incubators and bobwhite quail pens
In the very near future you will find a few exhaustive lists of quail resources here including books, game farms, quail ranches and other types of quail-related companies. We will also publish reviews of these companies so you can discover everything about these birds.
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