Coturnix question

Discussion in 'Quail' started by Madcap621, Nov 9, 2010.

  1. Madcap621

    Madcap621 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    First ever quail hatch! [​IMG] Most are 1 day old, one is newly hatched. Anyway..........since this morning one chick has been cheeping incessantly! [​IMG] SO much, he seems to be getting hoarse! Truly, the 'squeaky wheel'. The others are all sleeping, eating, drinking, pooping, OCCASIONALLY peeping-------------replay-------------replay, etc. [​IMG] So ............. OK: is this peep trying to TELL me something? or..........is it just the PAPILLON [talkative] of the group?????????????? [​IMG] [​IMG] Eating and drinking, temp 100*, 'cool zone' area 90*
     
  2. Stellar

    Stellar The Quail Lady

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    The squeaky one is the newest hatchling, right? Let him get adjusted to the area. Unless he is uncomfortable about something but usually they do what you have just described [​IMG] He might just be the chirper of the the bunch [​IMG]
     
  3. Madcap621

    Madcap621 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    No, actually, I am unsure of WHO hatched on the way home last pm, BUT.........I just now put # 19 into the brooder [hatched in my hand this afternoon! ;-).............So, could be yesterdays last hatchling. They are SO adorable!.............& y'know what? "Squeaky hasn't said a word since I added newbie and the buddy I put ! put w/him back into the brooder!....................hm_m_m_m_m
     
  4. Stellar

    Stellar The Quail Lady

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    There you go! he was lonely! [​IMG]
     

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