Broody quial?

Discussion in 'Quail' started by incubatingisfun, Jun 9, 2011.

  1. incubatingisfun

    incubatingisfun Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 15, 2009
    Alaska
    So i went to look for eggs in the hay i put in there little house usuualy they bolt out of the house as soon as i open the door but this time one stayed i went to nudge her to get her out she got up then puffed up and put her wings out and then attacked me.then a few minutes later i opened the house and three where in there and all three of them atacked me and puffed up,so whats going on are they broody?
     
  2. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend... Staff Member

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    If them girls are sittin on eggs, then I would say yes, definitely broody! I have been chased, attacked and bitten by some of the girls when they are protecting their eggs. I have never had quail stay broody long enough to hatch any eggs, but they get that way sometimes and will bite!
     
  3. incubatingisfun

    incubatingisfun Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 15, 2009
    Alaska
    okay thanks [​IMG]
     
  4. JJMR794

    JJMR794 Overrun With Chickens

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    It Could Be Normal Teritorial Behavior. If They Arent Actively Purched On Eggs This Is The Most Likely Cause
     
  5. incubatingisfun

    incubatingisfun Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 15, 2009
    Alaska
    Thanks i got them a few months ago so maybe they are just getting settled in there home now
     

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