2 week old Button Quail

Discussion in 'Quail' started by marie_martin, May 5, 2008.

  1. marie_martin

    marie_martin Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 21, 2007
    Grenada, MS
    Any ideas on what color they are called. I know most are silver, and I think that is technically what color they are, but feel free to correct me. But I have two dark brown and one sort of rusty colored one. Would that be two normal and one cinnamon?

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    Cinnamon?

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    And a little video, they are too fast to hold that is for sure:

    http://s72.photobucket.com/albums/i162/marie_martin/?action=view&current=MVI_1149.flv

    Hope you enjoy. I am working on some ideas for a new aviary/cage for them. Any suggestions for something simple, inexpensive and that wont look awful in my living room?

    Thanks.

    Marie
     
    Last edited: May 5, 2008
  2. ticks

    ticks Pheasant Obsessed

    Apr 1, 2008
    The Sticks, Vermont
    [​IMG] those are 2 weeks old!! they grow fast don't they
     
  3. marie_martin

    marie_martin Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 21, 2007
    Grenada, MS
    yes and fly very well already. I have to get a flight cage/aviary done now. I guess when something is at such high risk from predators it has to grow off quickly. In the wild they would be eaten if they did not.

    Thanks for looking. I am really enjoying them. Thanks jkcove08 and wyldehorses.

    Marie
     
  4. marie_martin

    marie_martin Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 21, 2007
    Grenada, MS
    Here they are in their new cage. I put a tissue box in there and they love to get into it. It is so cute.

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    No one has suggestions on what color the darker ones are. I know the light ones are silver. That is pretty obvious I guess. Also, any suggestions on feeding or snacks etc. That would be greatly appreciated.

    Marie
     
  5. WillsMama93

    WillsMama93 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Marie.. they are soooo cute!!! I want some sooooo bad!! I think the tissue box is a great idea! And I love the video.. enjoy them
     
  6. marie_martin

    marie_martin Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 21, 2007
    Grenada, MS
    Thanks so much. I am really enjoying them. They make the neatest sounds.

    Marie
     
  7. bayouchica

    bayouchica Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 23, 2007
    N.E. Louisiana
    [​IMG] Marie they are sooo cute.... they look like little bantams...awww I want some [​IMG]
    So where did you get them? How big do they get?
     
  8. peruvian_princess

    peruvian_princess Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They do look like littel bantams! So cute! Send me some LOL!
     
  9. poultrykeeper08

    poultrykeeper08 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  10. marie_martin

    marie_martin Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 21, 2007
    Grenada, MS
    Oh they are much smaller than bantams. They get to about 4-5 inches as adults. I just love them. At hatch they were about the size of a large bumble bee. Too cute. And very fast.

    Marie
     

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