Do button quail do good in pairs or trios?

Discussion in 'Quail' started by stone_family3, Apr 5, 2012.

  1. stone_family3

    stone_family3 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I found a female for sale on CL and I want to buy her, I also want to get her a companion or two. Do they do well in a trio (male/2 females) or just a male female pair?
     
  2. bfrancis

    bfrancis Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Surprised no one has answered you yet....buttons are a pair only quail...some people will say they have colonies and trios, etc...but never show you the pics of their defeathered quail or talk about the "battles to the death" they have.

    Buttons are monogamous and mate for life...get a pair and they will be happy.

    Good luck with your new additions!
     
  3. mossypath

    mossypath Chillin' With My Peeps

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    stone_family
    If you are close to Dayton Ohio I have a lone male you can just have if you get your little girl.
     
  4. Stellar

    Stellar The Quail Lady

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    X2 to Bfrancis!

    CBBQ are definitely pair bonded birds.
     
  5. stone_family3

    stone_family3 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm actually in columbus, the lady never got back to me :(

     

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