Button Quails: introducing youngs to adults

Discussion in 'Quail' started by zhekaz, Sep 9, 2009.

  1. zhekaz

    zhekaz Out Of The Brooder

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    Just wondering when and how i can introduce about 5 weeks old quail teens to adults, male to female. I tried to put them together, young female to adult male, and they just fighting, female very scared [​IMG].
     
  2. _lizzer_

    _lizzer_ Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You might try putting them together, but with a divider of some sorts for a few days so they can get used to each other, but it's probably best to keep the age groups seperated. I wish you the best of luck!

    Liz
     
  3. shelleyd2008

    shelleyd2008 the bird is the word

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    The female is scared because the male is trying to breed her, and she's not ready. Wait until the females have already been laying for a week or so, then try again.
     

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