best quail for a pet?

Discussion in 'Quail' started by schoebel_taylor, Oct 5, 2009.

  1. schoebel_taylor

    schoebel_taylor Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi i was just wondering what people think is the best type of quail for a pet?[​IMG]
     
  2. DLS

    DLS Chillin' With My Peeps

    I never thought about a quail for a pet. I have a dog. I raise quail to eat & sell?
     
  3. schoebel_taylor

    schoebel_taylor Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Wow! thats awesome. Can someone answer my question now?
     
  4. JJMR794

    JJMR794 Overrun With Chickens

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    Quail R Food=== Dont Play With Your Food! Lol, Sorry Couldnt Resist...

    Seriously Tho, I'd Say Coturnix Have The Best Personality.
     
  5. schoebel_taylor

    schoebel_taylor Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Ok, im not gonna lye. I eat quail often but still.....thanks..hahaha.
     
  6. saddina

    saddina Internally Deranged

    May 2, 2009
    Desert, CA
    Quail have very strong dropping smells. You'll want the change paper twice a day. That said I have a 13oz Coturnix as a house guest currently, he lost a fight and is recovering in a large reptile box for a few weeks, untill his harem matures. It's unusual for me to go this far, but the eggs came from a dear friend, and he's unusually handsome. I know some people keep button quail as pets, but they are like fish, they're pretty but not really pettable.
     
  7. JJMR794

    JJMR794 Overrun With Chickens

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    Uh Oh, Saddi's Smitten!!! Lol
     
  8. saddina

    saddina Internally Deranged

    May 2, 2009
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    It's one of Niki's tuxes, and large for a colored strain, gonna get him some husky ladies and see what he throws... The fact that he's happily sitting on my desk nibbling a buffet of high protien treats has nothing to do with affection. [​IMG]

    hmmm i need a "busted" smiley....
     
  9. farrier!

    farrier! Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 28, 2009
    Southern Illinois
    We get a big kick out of watching the buttons bounce all over after a bug!
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    I made an inside pen that has 2 sides of pexiglass.
     
  10. Plain_View_Farm

    Plain_View_Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We have 65 Button Quail as pets inside and another 20 eggs hatching (hopefully) today. I think Button Quail are adorable pets.

    David
     

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