Coturnix Quail Basics- Information and Pictures Galore

Discussion in 'Quail' started by monarc23, Nov 4, 2008.

  1. patrickschick

    patrickschick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Has anyone had problems with scalping? I am pretty sure I have the last of the Mohicans running with my gang and scalping others. Is this from mating or bullying?
     
  2. Blackoutcat

    Blackoutcat New Egg

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    Looking for breeders in Canada or with ability to ship to Canada! If you know anyone or breed them yourself let me know please.

    Thanks in advance ^_^
     
  3. MoodyBroody622

    MoodyBroody622 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What color is the one that walks across the screen at 20-22 called? I love that color!
     
  4. FireflyNights

    FireflyNights Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Where in Canada?
     
  5. Blackoutcat

    Blackoutcat New Egg

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    NB, Canada
     
  6. Mrs Duckwalk

    Mrs Duckwalk New Egg

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    I have not figured out how to erase my posts yet [​IMG]
     
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  7. Mrs Duckwalk

    Mrs Duckwalk New Egg

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    We had too many males in close quarters, they needed their own space and hens, none of ours are bald on top now :)
     
  8. keith123

    keith123 Out Of The Brooder

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    On the topic of scalping I just bought 10 quail and some of them are missing alot of feathers head neck one is missing half the ones on its back. Is this normal are do I have a problem.
     
  9. patrickschick

    patrickschick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Depending on the males I have seen some that breed hard and the females will have bald spots on the back of the head and bald spots on the saddles. The mate like its a rodeo. Ride hard and only on for a few seconds lol
    I moved them around and that worked out. The one male needed some attitude correction. He was just being a bully. I have been keeping 2 males to 4/5 hens. With this setup I have seen better fertility rates of eggs. More competition and the males get the job done [​IMG]
     
  10. Mrs Duckwalk

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    Yep apparently there is always one Roo that wants to play big boss [​IMG]
     

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