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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Cecko, Sep 3, 2014.

  1. Cecko

    Cecko New Egg

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    I am an accidental quail lover, I had one for dog training purposes that I got for my GSP and fell in love with it! I quickly got 4 more coturnix quail and loved them for a few months. I currently have only two chicks that were not planned but when a predator broke into the quail cage and killed the ones I had I came to here and made an incubator. I incubated the three eggs I had from them the day before and am waiting for the last egg to hatch! I had one A&M, one Blonde, and two Reds.
     
  2. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

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    Hi :welcome. Glad you joined the flock. Sorry about your predator attack I know how upsetting it is when it happens. Be sure to ask lots of questions every one here very friendly and informative. Check out the quail section. Good luck with chicks and last egg:frowhttp://www.backyardchickens.com/f/48/quail
     
  3. Cecko

    Cecko New Egg

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    Thanks for the warm welcome and the advice I have spent a lot of time on here lurking and I figured it was time to make it official!
     
  4. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend... Staff Member

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    Hello there and welcome to BYC! [​IMG]

    So glad you finally decided to join our community! Sorry about the predator attacks. Things will come for miles to eat your quail. I keep Bobwhites and yes, things lurk all night long wanting into the aviary. So you really need to built it like fort knox to keep things out.

    Good luck with the hatch! I hope you get some hatching babies soon! You might stop by our quail section for help with your birds as well...https://www.backyardchickens.com/f/48/quail

    Good luck with your quail and welcome to our flock!
     
  5. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] Glad you joined us!
     
  6. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! Please make yourself at home and we are here to help.
     
  7. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC! [​IMG]We're glad to have you. If you have any questions, feel free to ask!
     
  8. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Welcome to BYC. Glad you decided to join our flock. A lot of us were lurkers before joining. I'm sorry about your loss. It's always sad to lose some of our flock. I'm a chicken person and don't know much about quail (never had any), but they are certainly cute little birds. Definitely post on our Quail section and take advantage of our quail experts there. Please feel free to ask any questions you may have. We are here to help in any way we can. Good luck with your quail.
     
  9. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC! Sorry about your losses. Congratulations on the successful hatch.
     
  10. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Maybe you could go against type casting(bird dog) with your German Shorthaired Pointer and teach him to protect chickens. GSP's are great dogs, I had friends (eons ago) that used to show them.

    Darn&*^&$(&$# predators - I hate them!!! [​IMG] BTW welcome to Backyard chickens (also guineas,quail, ducks, geese etc. you get the idea.)
     

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