70 days already and any sign of eggs... Button Quail

Discussion in 'Quail' started by kovalines, Feb 19, 2012.

  1. kovalines

    kovalines Out Of The Brooder

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    I have 70 days old Button Quails. I never see the male crowlign and I always see the female doing it.
    But the question is: wouldn't have to be laying eggs?
    I don't have any egg yet and they're already 10 weeks!
     
  2. PoultryQueen29

    PoultryQueen29 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Completely off-topic but I need help. I need to clean my button quail's cage and I have no idea how to catch them to put them in a temporary box. I just spent about 25 minutes chasing them around the cage and have only gotten bitten by my male. I almost got the top of the box shut and my male attacked my hand and wriggled out of the box. I got so frustrated I had to give up and get help. Anyone know how I can catch them?
     
    Last edited: Feb 20, 2012
  3. TheWeeBee

    TheWeeBee Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I use a bird net to catch mine. They're fast and hard to hold!
     
  4. PoultryQueen29

    PoultryQueen29 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I used a magazine to push them into a box in the corner of their cage. It was hopeless trying to catch them. They're like little bullets!
     

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