Found dead A&M Quail just now...

Discussion in 'Quail' started by sniper338, Dec 25, 2013.

  1. sniper338

    sniper338 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I just got home from work and found one of my white A&M quail hens dead in the cage... She was fine at 4:30 this morning... The 4 A&M quail that I have, have been the most mellow birds I have... I was hoping to get them going more... now I'm down to one hen!

    I don't know why she would have died... All the other quail I have seem to be thriving... I don't understand why she would have died... I'm shocked, they seem to have been doing so well...
     
  2. sniper338

    sniper338 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The birds are all 5-6 weeks old... It's not like they werent full grown.... its weird... I guess some die some dont... I figured once they were that old though they would be fine...
     
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    sniper338 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I did notice that some of them are starting to poop a peanut butter looking poo instead of their regular poo... if that can have anything to do with anything...
     
  4. 1000yearoldeggs

    1000yearoldeggs Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wow, that stinks. I have no idea what that could be, but if you rule out predators, then that just leaves sickness from something. Hopefully someone who knows more about disease can help you. I know that some animals start out weak and die for no reason sometimes, it happens. Sorry about your quail.
     
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    sniper338 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    No predators... they are in an inclosed coop right now while its cooler...
     
  6. sniper338

    sniper338 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    only one of the two hens were laying eggs... I hope this wasn't my egg layer... if it was I need the other hen to get going! She didnt have anything wrong with her from an exterior look... I don't know if I dissected it if I could visually see any kind of problem or not...
     

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