A 30 year ambition realized!

Discussion in 'Quail' started by GBov, May 13, 2010.

  1. GBov

    GBov Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Got 12 quails today [​IMG] 3 boys and 9 girls. Put them in the big cage hubby built for the cockatiel - 5ft x 4ft x 8ft - on a sand bottom and they only stopped bathing in the sand when it got too dark for them to see.

    Awwww, they are so cute!

    And have already laid 2 eggs, such good birds [​IMG]
     
  2. Cindiloohoo

    Cindiloohoo Quiet as a Church Mouse

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    Get ready for the egg shower...those things lay like machines!! Have fun [​IMG]
     
  3. Wifezilla

    Wifezilla Positively Ducky

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    They do love their sand! LOL
     
  4. GBov

    GBov Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Dont they just? They kept digging themselves in and swooshing it up and over. Looked such fun I might even stop yelling at the kids when they do the same thing in the sand box [​IMG]



    What does one do with the egg shower? Dinky little fried eggs?
     
  5. aprophet

    aprophet Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Dont they just? They kept digging themselves in and swooshing it up and over. Looked such fun I might even stop yelling at the kids when they do the same thing in the sand box [​IMG]



    What does one do with the egg shower? Dinky little fried eggs?

    pickled eggs are nice little before dinner snack
     
  6. secretquail

    secretquail Chillin' With My Peeps

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    3 or 4 eggs = 1 lg egg. I just scramble them up and put on toast w/ a schmere of cheese. YUM![​IMG]
     
  7. Wifezilla

    Wifezilla Positively Ducky

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    I bake 3 quail eggs/muffin tin and then use these to make breakfast sandwiches.
     
  8. JJMR794

    JJMR794 Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:Dont they just? They kept digging themselves in and swooshing it up and over. Looked such fun I might even stop yelling at the kids when they do the same thing in the sand box [​IMG]



    What does one do with the egg shower? Dinky little fried eggs?

    MAKE MORE QUAIL.....
     
  9. GBov

    GBov Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Dont they just? They kept digging themselves in and swooshing it up and over. Looked such fun I might even stop yelling at the kids when they do the same thing in the sand box [​IMG]



    What does one do with the egg shower? Dinky little fried eggs?

    MAKE MORE QUAIL.....

    Had every intention of eating the first weeks eggs and then setting the next weeks eggs but the sight of today's 5 eggs sitting on the table tipped me over the edge. They are now sitting in the drawer waiting for the next few days worth to join them in breaking in a virgin incubator.

    I have no self control [​IMG]

    At least I have 8 eggs in the fridge to taste test [​IMG]
     
  10. JJMR794

    JJMR794 Overrun With Chickens

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    ......" breaking in a virgin incubator"



    knock the new off of it! [​IMG]











    HE HE HE, I AM SUCH AN ENABLER.............[​IMG]
     

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