Foamy in poop ?

Discussion in 'Quail' started by konjo, Dec 10, 2010.

  1. konjo

    konjo Out Of The Brooder

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    I have just noticed in the last 2 days some white foamy stuff in the poop ?

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  2. earlybird10

    earlybird10 Out Of The Brooder

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    It is the foam substance that aids in mating that male cortunix quail produce when in breeding condition.
     
  3. konjo

    konjo Out Of The Brooder

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    Some one's having fun ok!

    Thank for your help
     
  4. Petej

    Petej Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I don't know if it's normal for my Button Quail poop to look like that, but it does.

    I also have fertile eggs, so maybe it is?
     
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  5. Robo

    Robo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This means you have a rooster.
     
  6. JJMR794

    JJMR794 Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:...AND HE'S GETTIN' AFTER IT [​IMG]
     
  7. konjo

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    one last questionfor this rookie:lol:, Is the foamy stuff an indicator that mean that the eggs are going to be fertal ?
     
  8. peewee

    peewee Chillin' With My Peeps

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    As long as you have an experienced boy and your hens are of laying age, you can almost be sure that the eggs will be fertile. The foam does not mean that your eggs are definatley fertile, it just means that your boy is going to try his very best to make sure they are.[​IMG]
     
  9. Robo

    Robo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    At the begenning of breeding season m cages are plastered with it.[​IMG]
     
  10. PortugalBreeder

    PortugalBreeder Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm really not sure if only the males have that foam, one of my coturnix quail hen produces foam when she poops. Anyone?
     

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