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crazy white quail

Discussion in 'Quail' started by kyzerc, Feb 3, 2016.

  1. kyzerc

    kyzerc Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a crazy white quail that runs around the cage stuck in reverse, backwards where ever he goes.It looks like bumber cars as he backs into every thing.It a 10x10 cage,so he gets up some good speed.After 30 min or so,he puts gear back in forward and goes forward for a short time.????????
     
  2. shortgrass

    shortgrass Overrun With Chickens

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    Could be some sort of nutrient deficiency or parasite load...

    Does it act blind at all, or stumbling as well?
     
  3. Monkau

    Monkau Out Of The Brooder

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    Check for crop impaction
    Also check his head. Mine had a big ingrown feather. I pulled it out and he went back to normal.
     
  4. kyzerc

    kyzerc Chillin' With My Peeps

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    not blind or stumbling,looks like he is having a good time
     
  5. kyzerc

    kyzerc Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thanks
     
  6. shortgrass

    shortgrass Overrun With Chickens

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    I've never seen a quail do any kind of mating ritual, but maybe they do something like it?.... Maybe it's a he and he is feeling spunky lol ;)
     
  7. kyzerc

    kyzerc Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I do believe he is just spunky.He is very young.I have another that flys about 3 feet at a time all day.
     

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