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    Broody Japense quail hatched out a chick! Finally!

    I only have 1 pair....so its just them and right now their 8 baby's. I have another cage with 3 of their older babies.
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    Broody Japense quail hatched out a chick! Finally!

    How long is she off? My hen got off a few times a day to eat. All was fine without anything.
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    Broody Japense quail hatched out a chick! Finally!

    my pair are in a guinea pig cage. I have a wooden box with fake flowers leaving a small opening. this picture is momma and her first baby laying on top of the box.
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    Broody Japense quail hatched out a chick! Finally!

    Congratulations! My momma just hatched 8. She too chases daddy when she wants to sit but I add him back in a day or 2 after she gets off the nest and he helps wonderful. Mine are a week old.
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    new babies... :) *pic added*

    Thanks for the info. Waiting on some eggs for the bator once its warmer for shipping. Hoping for new blood and colors.
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    new babies... :) *pic added*

    My button quail momma just hatched out 8 babies out of 9 eggs. I now have 11 babies from this pair. Momma is the wild color and dad is a red breasted but we have 3 light colored babies the rest are dark. So cute! Can they breed together...hows that work?
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    Quail emergency, please help- a piece of a toe came off and he is bleeding badly

    Cant help you there...sorry. I have used flour on dogs horses and birds for bleeding. I never bandaged. I have used neosporin before.
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    Quail emergency, please help- a piece of a toe came off and he is bleeding badly

    I would try putting the foot in flour...thats what I have done before
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    more button questions

    Thank you again GrandmaBird!! I am planning to get eggs next week and hopefully will get a few other pairs. Love these little guys. Always been a bird lover. So excited to see what we get :)
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    more button questions

    So having just a group together isn't a good idea. Just thinking ahead as I wanted to get more and other colors but didnt know about extras ..... finding eggs is easier then birds. Right now I have 2 cages...I have a small wooden box in the corner which is where I find eggs and momma sat and...
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    more button questions

    I've been told buttons don't do good in winters outside? So how do you all house them? Looking for a nice looking set-up for inside my home. And can you house boys together without females with no fighting??
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    Hen with baby, laying eggs?

    I plan to get other eggs and wanted to save some of hers to add to the bator together. Thank you!
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    Hen with baby, laying eggs?

    Thank you!
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    Hen with baby, laying eggs?

    My hen hatched a baby 2 weeks ago. Apparently they are not like chickens and will start laying again. I have gotten 6 eggs from her since the baby hatched. How long can I hold the eggs to add them to incubator?
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    buttons

    Thank you dc3085... no I totally understand and the thought of putting her down has came to mind. I too have had many animals and as hard as it is know when its best for the animal to let them go.
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    buttons

    Thank you... it sure sounds like her. I thought she was drinking. How sad! She is alert. How long do I give her with no improvement?
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    buttons

    Thank you for your reply GrandmaBird. I can not see anything wrong with her feet or legs. She is alert and if I hold her up she eats and drinks fine but the momment I let her go she will flop down on her side. Baby bird is doing fine with momma. I wasn't sure how long till they got there adult...
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    buttons

    Many years ago I had a pair of buttons and had them in with my finches. Never had babies but she layed lots of eggs. About 2 months ago I had the chance to get another proven pair. Then shortly after another pair. We fixed them seperate pens up with nesting area. The first pair mated and momma...
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    New to ducks * Picture Added *

    Here is a picture... I didn't have plans for a duck and actually found it a new home already just to find out my granddaughter wanted to keep it so think ducks may be in my future.
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