Button quail - Oh my

Discussion in 'Quail' started by arllcountrygirl, Mar 24, 2009.

  1. arllcountrygirl

    arllcountrygirl lavender nutt

    We just had our first button quail hatch out [​IMG] - Oh my [​IMG] they are SOOOOOOOO tiny. I will add pics later. I bought eggs from shelleyd2008, pop57, and several others, not sure whose these actually came from - had a lot going on and didn't keep track, but they are hatching. DD is in [​IMG] with them already. [​IMG]
     
  2. monarc23

    monarc23 Coturnix Obsessed

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    congrats on the cute lil spazzes [​IMG] Yes i want to see piccies [​IMG]
     
  3. citalk2much

    citalk2much Twilight Blessings Farm

    Dec 22, 2008
    GR MI: TN bound!
    Way to fun I love baby buttons! Can't wait to see pictures
     
  4. Boyd

    Boyd Recipient of The Biff Twang

    Mar 14, 2009
    MI
    I've got some buttons in the brooder that hatched on the 11th and the 12th. These guys are little spaz's. Just starting to get their flight feathers, and already in danger of jumping and flying [​IMG] How long does it take these guys before I have to worry about them flying out when I am cleaning the cage?
     
  5. arllcountrygirl

    arllcountrygirl lavender nutt

    Ok - Here is a picture. [​IMG]
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    Boyd - sorry can't help you with the age on the button - this is first time for button quail for me.
     
  6. monarc23

    monarc23 Coturnix Obsessed

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    Quote:Looks ike you got a blue faced baby! ----well wait a minute i think i see a pied pattern comin in maybe the chicks not puffed up enough yet to know color fully is the chick black? If it's black it's a blue face if it's nto black it looks ilke it's something pied.



    Boyd- very soon,. if your brooder top is opened i'd drape a towel over it asap [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Mar 24, 2009
  7. arllcountrygirl

    arllcountrygirl lavender nutt

    It looks to be black [​IMG]
     
  8. Ducklove334

    Ducklove334 Off to another pond

    Nov 4, 2008
    Virginia
    ADORABLE!

    and soooo tiny!

    is that a quarter??

    I'm expecting my first baby buttons on the 3rd.from my silver pair
     
  9. arllcountrygirl

    arllcountrygirl lavender nutt

    Yes - that is a quarter. [​IMG]
    Don't let the size fool you - they are SUPER fast. [​IMG]
    Hard to hang onto. [​IMG]
     
  10. citalk2much

    citalk2much Twilight Blessings Farm

    Dec 22, 2008
    GR MI: TN bound!
    Quote:Looks like a blue face cute

    Boyd they need to be covered and they can get air at 2 weeks and boy they are a pain to catch
     

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