God help me -- I've got 25 button quail eggs en route.

Discussion in 'Quail' started by Denninmi, Jun 14, 2010.

  1. Denninmi

    Denninmi Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 26, 2009
    I must be nuts. I've got 6 turkeys, 5 ducklings, and 6 chicks about 2 weeks old.

    This will be it for the year, though. It is sort of addicting to hatch things.
  2. TennesseeTruly

    TennesseeTruly Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 5, 2009
    Church Hill, TN
    Quote:BAHAHAHAHAHAHA Famous last words!! Last year I started with one lonely rooster who was dumped on my property. This year I have approximately 50 chickens, 50 ducks, 16 geese, 16 guineas and a whole lotta things hatching.......

    AND 25 Button Quail eggs on their way to me!!! ROFL!!!!

    Addicting?? Nah!

    Good luck!!

  3. Plain_View_Farm

    Plain_View_Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 5, 2008
    Central Virginia
    It for the year huh?
    Famous last words.... [​IMG]

    Once you see those tiny little fuzzy butts running around you will be in deeper than you ever thought possible. [​IMG]
  4. MissCluck

    MissCluck Chillin' With My Peeps

    I agree! There is NOTHING like those little bumbly bee fuzzy butts zooming around to make you want more!
  5. KimberlyJ

    KimberlyJ Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 13, 2010
    I'm new here...waiting on 6 chicks to arrive. But I already have 7 Button Quail. And I have to agree, once you start hatching things you just can't stop. [​IMG]
  6. crash0330

    crash0330 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 11, 2010
    Mecca, CA
    My Coop
    Yeah its addicting, you just have to find the minimum excuse to hatch even more, I have 48 eggs in the incubator right now, and I'm already thinking on what I'll be putting in as soon as I have the incubator free!!!
  7. Terri O

    Terri O Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oh no....I just bought an incubator yesterday. I already have about 60 chickens lots of ducks and geese and one quail...oh oh--I sense trouble ahead for me! [​IMG] Terri O

    Oops--forgot about the turkeys and guineas in the basement....
    Last edited: Jun 16, 2010
  8. KimberlyJ

    KimberlyJ Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 13, 2010
    Quote:See how they sneek up on you...so easy to "forget" about those ones in the basement, or garage, or diningroom (who needs that room anyway). I limit myself by refusing to get an incubator but I betcha that one finds it way onto my Christmas List! [​IMG]
  9. Mrs. Fluffy Puffy

    Mrs. Fluffy Puffy Fluffy Feather Farm

    Jan 26, 2010
    Texas, Panhandle
    Buttons Are Addicting ... Very Addiciting! LOL [​IMG]
    I have a pair of buttons and I started saving eggs until I had 6 then I started incubating them. They were due to hatch yesterday, but didn't. But they are still trying to hatch.
    Six days ago I started saving eggs again so I had 6 eggs the day the first batch of egg were suppost to hatch, so I stuck those in the bator + 8 Chicken Eggs. [​IMG] Now ... Tell me I'm Not Addicted to Buttons! ( And even if you do tell me, I won't believe you! LOL Ha ha! [​IMG] [​IMG] )
    Last edited: Jun 23, 2010
  10. holachicka

    holachicka Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 4, 2010
    Folsom, CA
    Oh it is so very addicting!!! I got 22 chickens, DH said no more birds, then I got 100 coturnix eggs, DH said, NO MORE BIRDS! then I got chikar eggs, DH said NO MORE, I MEAN IT! Now I have 30 butler bobwhites in the bator... And he's still saying no more! I'm such a bad wife... (of course I talk him into it before buying, I couldn't go around his back, I'd feel too guilty)

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