First quail. --Holy Crap I have babies!--

Discussion in 'Quail' started by allanimals21, Jan 9, 2011.

  1. allanimals21

    allanimals21 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So these would be my first quail ever. I guess they are Chinese Painted Button Quail? I wanted something to test my new incubatore I got for christmas and found these locally. I hope they hatch. Stupid bator spiked to 107 at one point the first or second day...got it running steady at abou 99.3. Anyone have any Chinese Painted Button Quail? Pics of them? Info?
     
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  2. Stellar

    Stellar The Quail Lady

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    You can check out one of the stickies or my website http://www.stellargamebirds.com

    Chinese Painted Quail are also known as Chinese Blue Breasted Quail "Button quail" So I hope you know they are monogamous and will need to be paired up when adults (they are not colony birds)
     
  3. Rainwolf

    Rainwolf De La Menagerie

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    check out https://www.backyardchickens.com/forum/viewtopic.php?pid=5137331#p5137331

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    heres some of the button photos I have uploaded... I know it is a lot of photos [​IMG]
    #1 - Chicken Egg, Coturnix Egg, Button Egg
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    #2 - Just hatched White Button
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    #3 - Just Hatched White Button
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    #4 - Silver Splash 3 days old
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    #5 - Red Breast Female 4 weeks old
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    #6 - Blue Breasted Female 4 weeks old
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    #7 - Black Faced Red Breasted Male 4 weeks old
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    #8 - Silver male 4 weeks old
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    #9 - Cinnamon Female 4 weeks old
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    #10 -Red Breasted Male
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    #11 - Red Breasted Male
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    #12 - Cinnamon Hen
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    #13 - Black Faced Red Breasted Male
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    #14 - Silver Splash 4 weeks old Male
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    #15 - Silver Splash? 6 1/2 weeks
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    #16 - Silver Tux 3 weeks
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  4. Mrs. Fluffy Puffy

    Mrs. Fluffy Puffy Fluffy Feather Farm

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    Woohoo! [​IMG]
    I have 15 Button eggs in the 'bator. They're all due this week.

    Here are some pics I took today...

    Buddy and Bella my room pets! [​IMG]
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    The incubator...
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    The brooder all ready for buttons!
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  5. mhwc56

    mhwc56 Chillin' With My Peeps

    what color is the chick in pic # 7 going to be ...the grey 1..?
    awesome birds BTW
    i'm trying to convince myself not to get a few more eggs to try to get more females since i'm chicks now look like maybe boys out# the girls .
     
  6. Rainwolf

    Rainwolf De La Menagerie

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    Quote:My #7 Photo is the same as the one in #13 unless i'm forgetting a bird.
    they change so much as the grow up.

    I have a young Silver Tux now! [​IMG]
    Will get photos of that one soon.

    edited for lack of spelling knowledge... other words TYPO [​IMG]
     
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  7. Mrs. Fluffy Puffy

    Mrs. Fluffy Puffy Fluffy Feather Farm

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    Quote:OMGoodness - you MUST post pics! [​IMG]
     
  8. mhwc56

    mhwc56 Chillin' With My Peeps

    black faced red breasted male huh? i have a 3 week old that looks exactly like picture #7.cool. it came from someone who told me they didn't know what to call the color ,that they are "the other grey colored buttons" Same folks that i got my maybe Blue faced ..from .Only 4 hatched from a dozen of those eggs out of 14.The rest didn't even look fertile when i broke them open.
    any way.,a Black faced would be cool. [​IMG]
     
  9. Mrs. Fluffy Puffy

    Mrs. Fluffy Puffy Fluffy Feather Farm

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    Quote:I have 1 Black Faced Male - [​IMG]
     
  10. mhwc56

    mhwc56 Chillin' With My Peeps

    i have a white that i'm SURE is a white...after that i'm not swearing to anything with these Buttons ...i'm such a ditz when it comes to figuring out the colors since i'm new to having them...LOL
    i like the Black faced pics. i guess i'll know if it's a black. faced in the next couple months huh?
    @ Mrs F.P. do you like your black faced ? What is your personal favorite color?
     

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