Button quails with babies

Discussion in 'Caged Birds - Finches, Canaries, Cockatiels, Parro' started by Tryinglittleleg, Mar 25, 2016.

  1. Tryinglittleleg

    Tryinglittleleg Out Of The Brooder

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    Hey my button quail went broody a couple weeks ago now I have 3 little tiny button quails they are all under 12 hours old is it best to leave them in with their parent (they look like their taken care of them) or me to help them out I think the best answer is leaving them in the cage but is it the best?
     
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    As long as the parents are taking care of them, I would leave them alone.
     
  3. Tryinglittleleg

    Tryinglittleleg Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks for the help and replying sooooo quickly :D:lol:
     
  4. rottlady

    rottlady Chillin' With My Peeps

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    the cage mesh is small enough the babies cannot escape? They can fit through a space a big Bumblebee can. When I raised them I had to use 1/4" hardware cloth to keep the wee buggers in
     
  5. Tryinglittleleg

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    Yes the mash on the cage is 1/3 inch mesh
     

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