Help!!!

Discussion in 'Quail' started by silkie freak 22, Jun 17, 2009.

  1. silkie freak 22

    silkie freak 22 Songster

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    i am new to raising quail and i hatched 5 button quail about 4 weeks ago. well the problem is that the quail look healthy BUT whenever i handle them or move them they throw up a snotty looking mucus.[​IMG] can someon pelase help thanks.
     
  2. monarc23

    monarc23 Coturnix Obsessed

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    Button quails aren't to be held and they are showing their fear and objection by throwing up on you is all. Button quails are look at pets sorry to say not handling pets [​IMG]
     
  3. silkie freak 22

    silkie freak 22 Songster

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    ok i was moving them to another cage and i was afraid that they might have had a sickness when they threw up
    thanks for the help
     
  4. monarc23

    monarc23 Coturnix Obsessed

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    Quote:nope nope they're fine just being lil snobs [​IMG]
     
  5. Sorry, but this made me [​IMG] !!!! [​IMG] I've heard lots of lovely stories of quail puking on hapless owners. *snicker* Now that I've laughed, watch. I'll be puked on today. :cool
     
  6. monarc23

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    Quote:ahhh the wonders of being puked on [​IMG]


    I have a call Duckling named "Puke" I wonder why [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  7. kingmt

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    My ducklings were spiters. I am so glad they grow out of it.
     
  8. monarc23

    monarc23 Coturnix Obsessed

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    Quote:spitters (so just water)? I got the full mush effect [​IMG] it's sibling doesn't puke on me. So it's keeping it's name boy are htey skiddish!!! Just like their mama [​IMG] oh well I am stil happy to have them [​IMG]
     
  9. kingmt

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    I'm waiting on a few green heads to see who gets cooked.
     
  10. citalk2much

    citalk2much Twilight Blessings Farm

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    Hehe Buttons love to puke and poop on you I think they are making sure you don't do that again lol
     

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