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Coturnix and Button Quail Info NEEDED

Discussion in 'Quail' started by BobwhiteQuailLover, Nov 2, 2010.

  1. BobwhiteQuailLover

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    Sep 25, 2010
    Wisconsin
    I am thinking of getting coturnix or button quail next spring, and I need info on them, which are the tamest?

    Thanks [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Nov 29, 2010
  2. shelleyd2008

    shelleyd2008 the bird is the word

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    Not to be rude, but if you had used the search feature at all you would have found your answer. Coturnix are very tame, buttons almost never tame down. They (buttons) are mostly 'looking at' birds.
     
  3. BobwhiteQuailLover

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    Sep 25, 2010
    Wisconsin
    Quote:Yeah, I JUST thought of that!!! Thanks [​IMG]
     
  4. BobwhiteQuailLover

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    Sep 25, 2010
    Wisconsin
    Any more info?
     
  5. Rozzie

    Rozzie Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 14, 2010
    There is a large amount of information here on the boards. I suggest starting with the most recent topic and reading. As time allows, continue to read older threads. If you are only interested in coturnix and button quail then you might skip threads with things like "Bobwhite" or other quail species in the thread title.

    Of course, if you have an emergency you could do a quick search and post your question. People will not get upset with you for that. However, they will get a bit annoyed if you ask a question that has been answered dozens of times in the last month. The best way to avoid doing this is to 1) use the search engine and 2) read old threads.

    It's best if you do this before you get your birds.

    I see that your signature line says that you have 36 quail. What kind do you have?
     
  6. BobwhiteQuailLover

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    Sep 25, 2010
    Wisconsin
    Bobwhite!! [​IMG]
     
  7. KimberlyJ

    KimberlyJ Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I only have Button Quail. None of them are friendly, despite my very best efforts. A few will sometimes eat meal worms out of my hand, most of them "freak out" whenever I put a hand inside their cage. That's just my experience of course. I've only owned about 25 BQ throughout the years, some breeders may have better luck taming theirs.

    ~KimberlyJ
     
  8. BobwhiteQuailLover

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    Sep 25, 2010
    Wisconsin
    I mostly want tuxedo corturnix!! [​IMG]
     
  9. Stellar

    Stellar The Quail Lady

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    Tuxedo Coturnix is just a variety. Same info as any other Japanese Coturnix. You can look through the threads. I provide detailed info on my website.
     
  10. Robo

    Robo Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 15, 2010
    Knoxville,TN
    Tuxedo is just a color. A coturnix can come in all sorts of colors. If you are going to hatch eggs I have some to sell. I can only sell about 2 dozen at a time though thanks to a molt. If I were you I would start out with about 10 coturnix. They reproduce like rats so you could have a hundred in a month or two. This may seem unrealistic, but it is true. I started with a dozen then got about 130 sold off to about 65 for the winter. Since you already have bobwhites it should be a lot easier than starting out having no experience.
     

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