But they flew!!!!!!

Discussion in 'Quail' started by shella, Jun 24, 2011.

  1. shella

    shella Chillin' With My Peeps

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    after reading everything i could on quail i hatched some last year
    out of 12 i had two left.
    its true that they are born with a suicide gene
    they do find new and interesting ways to kill themselves
    when they are spooked they do jump fly strait up
    but i never read that they could actually fly
    i opened the lid of the rabbit hutch which i have done countless times
    before i just heard a fluter and they were gone
    i mean they flew properly flew i just stood there shocked
    didn't know weather to laugh or cry.
    in the end i had to laugh out loud
    so i have got no more quail
    and she was sitting as well so i am going to see if any hatch in the incy
     
  2. jfulcher

    jfulcher Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 24, 2011
    Tucson, AZ 85712
    Quote:Ooooh yes they can fly.... What type of quail were they??? I caught my button male in midair one time and scared the pee out of me!
     
  3. TinyTotsSeramas

    TinyTotsSeramas Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 21, 2011
    Smithsburg
    Quote:Ooooh yes they can fly.... What type of quail were they??? I caught my button male in midair one time and scared the pee out of me!

    Same here! I had my 2 button female in my brooder for them to have more room to move since all of my chicks got moved to the coop, and I reached my hand in to get the water an one flew straight out! I scrabbled and caught her in mid flight! My husband stood there and laughed at me uncontrollably!! [​IMG]
     
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  4. jfulcher

    jfulcher Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 24, 2011
    Tucson, AZ 85712
    But good luck btw on the incubating of the eggs [​IMG]
    Hope u have more luck/patience than me!
     
  5. jfulcher

    jfulcher Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 24, 2011
    Tucson, AZ 85712
    Quote:Ooooh yes they can fly.... What type of quail were they??? I caught my button male in midair one time and scared the pee out of me!

    Same here! I had my 2 button female in my brooder for them to have more room to move since all of my chicks got moved to the coop, and I reached my hand in to get the water an one flew straight out! I scrabbled and caught her in mid flight! My husband stood there and laughed at me uncontrollably!! [​IMG]

    Awwe luckily my old man didn't see it he would have done the same and I would have a dead man..
     
  6. TinyTotsSeramas

    TinyTotsSeramas Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 21, 2011
    Smithsburg
    Quote:Same here! I had my 2 button female in my brooder for them to have more room to move since all of my chicks got moved to the coop, and I reached my hand in to get the water an one flew straight out! I scrabbled and caught her in mid flight! My husband stood there and laughed at me uncontrollably!! [​IMG]

    Awwe luckily my old man didn't see it he would have done the same and I would have a dead man..

    lmao! Thats funny! [​IMG]
    My old man wouldnt let me live it down for the next 3 days! he told everyone with a very vivid reenactment!
     
  7. jfulcher

    jfulcher Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 24, 2011
    Tucson, AZ 85712
    Quote:Awwe luckily my old man didn't see it he would have done the same and I would have a dead man..

    lmao! Thats funny! [​IMG]
    My old man wouldnt let me live it down for the next 3 days! he told everyone with a very vivid reenactment!

    [​IMG]
     
  8. shella

    shella Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i had two button quail;
    there was no time to catch them
    they flew up and out thats why
    i had to laugh.
    i still giggle i still can't believe that they flew
    they always went strait up which i could catch
    but the little so and so's tricked me lol
    just keep my fingers crossed that some hatch
     
  9. jfulcher

    jfulcher Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 24, 2011
    Tucson, AZ 85712
    Quote:I am trying to hatch buttons right now. Touchy lil buggers..
     
  10. shella

    shella Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Ooooh yes they can fly.... What type of quail were they??? I caught my button male in midair one time and scared the pee out of me!

    Same here! I had my 2 button female in my brooder for them to have more room to move since all of my chicks got moved to the coop, and I reached my hand in to get the water an one flew straight out! I scrabbled and caught her in mid flight! My husband stood there and laughed at me uncontrollably!! [​IMG]

    lmfao sorry but i would have done the same
    i'm evan laughing at myself lol
     

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