Help figuring out what's wrong with quail

Discussion in 'Quail' started by Shellybean02, Sep 27, 2015.

  1. Shellybean02

    Shellybean02 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    After a day and a half vacation, I came home to see my female blue breasted quail with a strange head injury. The very top of her head seems to be bulging, and it looks like her forehead was split but closed up. I don't notice any aggressive behavior ever since I re-placed my agressive male and his queen. Then again I don't have the time to watch them for hours so I won't jump to any conclusions. Also the top of their hutch has a yoga mat so I don't think she got it from that. Is it possible that she flew sideways and hurt her head? I don't have a spare place to put her to heal, so any questions to help you help me, or any suggestions, would be appreciated. Thank you!
     
  2. Halloweengirl13

    Halloweengirl13 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Do you have any pictures of her injury?
     
  3. dc3085

    dc3085 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Most likely she found a way to hit her head. They're fantastic at it.
     
  4. Shellybean02

    Shellybean02 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sorry for the late reply! Since this is so late, she is mostly healed up so I can't provide a good pic of her injury. I'll consider it a boink, and if it happens again that might be a problem... Thanks for the replies.
     

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