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    Senior Member Dave Farrar's Avatar
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    Are there any reasons not to use chukar or quail for my pup's first live birds. I can get them easier and cheaper than pigeons.
    Thanks in advance for you replies.

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    Senior Member Ken Bora's Avatar
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    Burlington, Vermont


    you should be fine.
    Cock Pheasants, Banty Roosters and Farm Geese can be mean birds but Chuckar and quail are not mean. They do give up feathers easy so a pup may go "pth pth pth" getting them off its tongue. But that are live birds, and that is a very good thing. Don't do water marks with um.
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