Coturnix quail

Discussion in 'Quail' started by Tikkajazz94, Mar 25, 2012.

  1. I had a coturnix quail hen today that pushed out her Hen/lady parts out her vent and started to push her guts out. I culled her right away. I would like to know what its called. I checked the others, non of them have it. I wondered if it can spread, and if her offspring can carry it? As I have chicks that are Tux (which she was).


  2. Fleabuskitty

    Fleabuskitty Songster

    Feb 23, 2011
    Sounds like maybe prolapse? I've (thankfully) never had to deal with it, but I recall reading that it can be hereditary.
  3. I read about it. Thats what she had. Looking into hereditary. I don't want another bird suffering from this... :(
  4. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend Staff Member 7 Years

    Mar 21, 2011
    New Mexico, USA
    My Coop
    This can definitely be hereditary. So it is advised not to breed hens with this issue so it is not passed down to the offspring.

  5. Oh okay, well I have a few tuxedos chicks that I should keep an eye on than.... Thanks so Much :)

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