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Recently, a client of mine said to me,”Jim, I have two questions for you. First, are my early release coveys running off the native birds? And second, can released quail reproduce?” These are probably the two most frequent questions I have had come my way during the past thirteen years of working on pre-season release quail projects. What�s really going on? Who are the real Survivors in the quail game?

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By Thomas H. Eleazer, DVM Avian Disease Consultant Introduction by Jim Evans , Consulting Biologist Introduction Dr. Tom Eleazer received his degree of Veterinary Medicine from the University of Georgia in 1958 and served Clemson University as a veterinary pathologist, studying poultry and game bird diseases for 31 years. Tom is still actively applying his […]

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This article was originally produced by the Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation, February 12, 2001. Deterioration and fragmentation of bobwhite habitat are the primary causes of the bobwhite decline throughout the United States. Fragmentation is the process where habitat elimination separates or isolates remaining areas of habitat. Recent scientific information indicates quail populations may need enough […]

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