Georgia Giant Quail eggs
** Hatching Eggs will produce a straight run of chicks *****
Purely Poultry guarantees our eggs to be a minimum of 80% Fertile upon candling and notification 3 days prior to hatch. Due to variables beyond our control, we do NOT guarantee hatch rates.
- Breeding season April -June (are monogamous)
- 12 eggs per clutch
- incubation period 23-24 days
- Very adaptable, seem comfortable in human proximity
- 14-18 ounces (one of the largest bobwhites)
These semi-domesticated versions of the wild North American Bobwhite Quail are great for a small farm or the avian collector. Their natural and subtle beauty makes them a captivating addition to a bird collection and also makes them great for hunting. Georgia Giant Bobwhite Quail can also help in diversifying a farm operation by adding new products - Quail meat and eggs.
Over 30 years of breeding and management have gone into developing the Georgia Giant Bobwhite Quail line. These efforts have produced a version of the Bobwhite Quail that is truly all-purpose. Georgia Giant Bobwhite Quail are larger than wild Bobwhites and thus produce more high-quality quail meat. Beyond meat production, Georgia Giant Bobwhite Quail also produce more than 100 eggs annually. Eggs are solid white and are in high demand for gourmet markets. Georgia Giant Bobwhite Quail have been bred for hardiness.
Georgia Giant Bobwhite Quail have a natural feral beauty with their brown patterned plumage. They have dramatic white and brown striping around the eyes, with males having a more striking pattern than females. Georgia Giant Bobwhite Quail have long and effective wing and tail feathers, giving them a strong flying ability. In general, these birds are less prone to panic and stress than their wild relatives.
Bobwhite Quail are monogamous, and the Georgia Giant line matures at about 22 weeks. They are usually ready to lay at week 30.