Converting a Tobacco Barn Into a Quail Hatchery

Operator: John Purvis
Location: Hobgood, Halifax County
Purvis is converting old tobacco barns into hatcheries to raise Bobwhite Quail. The market for the mature birds is to the Licensed NC Hunting Preserves throughout North Carolina.

This article is a stub. The farm profile for this project has not been completed yet. If you are interested in this project and would like to support our documentation of it, please consider donating to the Growing Innovation fund here.

Your support will allow us to conduct follow-up interviews with those involved with this project, as well as in-person site visits to document the successes and challenges of the project. We’ll send you an email when the profile is ready to view. Thanks for your support!