Plain View Farm is located in Central Virginia.
Our farm was named for its obvious "Plain View".
Centered within hundreds of acres
of pasture and hay fields it is a quiet secluded setting.
(Well except for the birds noise and the occasional Beagle Baying)
All of our birds are hand raised...
Actually 11" - 12" is better for Button Quail.
At that height they usually cannot gain enough velocity to break their necks when they spook and fly straight up.
Button Quail (Chinese Blue Breasted Quail) are monogamous. They "should" be kept in pairs, 1 M 1 F.
I have 11 pairs and admit I have...
What I do is take an index card and cut a little piece out of it the shape of the foot including the three toes.
Then take thin strips of adhesive tape (1/4" wide)
Set the foot on the "boot" and tape the toes to it.
Generally within about 3 days the toes will straighten and be...
Well I've decided I'm going to keep 10 of these and see what happens next Spring..
These will Free Range though unlike hte assorted color Guineas we have. They are kept in
to get the eggs.
Hopefully they will reproduce and if I'm lucky find where they lay their eggs.