help my roos are killing each other....

Discussion in 'Quail' started by maggie16, Feb 15, 2011.

  1. maggie16

    maggie16 New Egg

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    Please give me some advice, I had 15 quail, mixed breeds ( coutrnix, tuxedos, and one A&M ) well this past week they all started fighting and now im down to 10 and only 2 of them are roos now, and tonite one of those was bloody from being pecked..... how many roos in one space is too many???? any advice is great thanks
     
  2. JJMR794

    JJMR794 Overrun With Chickens

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    Seperate Them Into 2 Pens Of 1:5. We're Coming Into Breeding Season As You've Seen [​IMG]
     
  3. mhwc56

    mhwc56 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:i agree with JJ...
    also, just a side note....you DO NOT have"mixed breeds".. you have MIXED COLORS.Coturnix is the Species/breed and tuxedo is 1 color, "a&m"...better known as white ,is another color ,and when you say "coturnix" are they brown? because if they are then they're called wild type or brown,a third color.......if you know what you have it's easier to figure out their proper care....
    sure hope you get them straightened out and settled down ...best of luck to you !
     
  4. terrilhb

    terrilhb Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 11, 2010
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    I have a friend that works at a vet's office. When people call their dogs mutt's she says no they are designer dogs. So I call my chickens Designer chickens. LOL
     
  5. FeatheredObsessions

    FeatheredObsessions Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 24, 2010
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    JJ's right, Seperate them out..... tis the season [​IMG]
     

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