Feeding coturnix mealies

Discussion in 'Quail' started by monarc23, Mar 10, 2009.

  1. monarc23

    monarc23 Coturnix Obsessed

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    If you can deal with listening to my annoying quail-baby talk...then this might acutally be interesting to watch lol....

    First vid i dont think im talking at all, but this is Rosie (the tibetan) and Panda (Ikes son) trying to steal eachothers mealworms.

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    And this one you get to listen to my annoying self, lol, but if you listen closely you can hear why iim talking to Panda...he's talking back....the call he's making is normally made to tell other birds to get away... and I think that IS what he was doing, while also demanding i feed him...I thought it was cute though [​IMG] (you can actually see him on several occations shove Rosie away with his breast) LOL!

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  2. LilRalphieRoosmama

    LilRalphieRoosmama Officially Quacked

    Oct 15, 2007
    Elyria, OH
    How cute!!! I tried to give mine mealworms but they wanted nothing to do with them, so I fed them to the buttons!!!
     
  3. monarc23

    monarc23 Coturnix Obsessed

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    Quote:My coturnix at first were like that...had no clue what to do with them...and they take forever to learn how to swallow them, but once they master it, they're rude and steal from the ones that are still learning! LOL! It's easier with Tiger worms (red wigglers), they're longer so if one steals from the other, as long as both have a good hold they both get a peice lol!
     
  4. BirdBoy88

    BirdBoy88 Angel Egg

    Dec 26, 2007
    Maryland
    Aw! to cute!

    i still can't touch those worms though LOL not happening i do like i always do .. fling them out the bowl to them with a q-tip LOL!

    it took a few tries for my Coturnix to eat them but now they love them [​IMG]

    my buttons took right to them so that was good Lol
     
  5. PurpleChicken

    PurpleChicken Tolerated.....Mostly

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    THAT WAS GREAT!!!! You've made those quail SO friendly. I'm gigglin. [​IMG]
     
  6. monarc23

    monarc23 Coturnix Obsessed

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    LOL, that brown that's pacing back and forth is "PC" she has yet to learn that mealies are food so she had no participation in the mealie worm event she'll be attacking them in no time too lol
     

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