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Help, I lost one of my peepers, in the house somewhere.

Discussion in 'Quail' started by goodheart101, Oct 10, 2009.

  1. goodheart101

    goodheart101 Out Of The Brooder

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    Help does anyone have any suggestions on how I can find my Button Quail, one got out of the cage and I think she is spooked and I can not find her. I have been searching for over 7 hours now. How long can they go without food and water? Will she come out on her own? I have 8 cages of buttons, and so it is very hard to hear if she is making any noise. I did spot her once but by the time I go there she was gone. But I think it was because another one got loose and spooked her again. As I am cleaning cages. I have looked EVERYWHERE I can think of, under everything, with flashlights, every room high and low, moved almost everything, no sign of her. Any ideas? I didn't hear her take flight after I spotted her, I moved and searched but nothing.[​IMG]
     
  2. silkypie

    silkypie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I hope you find her soon! 7 hours is a long time! [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  3. goodheart101

    goodheart101 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you..do you think she would come out for food and water? I put a dish on the floor, and I will know if she eats, if I find poop spots on my white carpet. I will have to teacher her how to steam clean a rug....
     
  4. goodheart101

    goodheart101 Out Of The Brooder

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    I was trying to stay light hearted, but I am now starting to become really worried, it now has been 12 hours since I seen her and she hasn't touched the food, would she stay somewhere hidden and just die without looking for food?
     
  5. kuntrygirl

    kuntrygirl Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

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    Oh my! Good Luck. Where was she when she got out?
     
  6. silkypie

    silkypie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would imagine if she was hungry she would go looking for food. I can't believe she hasn't yet... hmm.... I hope she comes home today!
     
  7. Kullas

    Kullas Chillin' With My Peeps

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    do you have a inside cat or dog?
     
  8. greenfamilyfarms

    greenfamilyfarms Big Pippin'

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    You mean that it's not making the pitiful lost baby quail noise? That noise is ear-piercing!
     
  9. Plain_View_Farm

    Plain_View_Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I know I've had them get loose in the house before and for me at least they either went HIGH or low. On top of a curtain rod or under the couch or other chair where it was dark.

    Good luck, I hope you find it,
    David
     
  10. simplyscrambled

    simplyscrambled Chillin' With My Peeps

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    OP, did you find it?
     

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