How much would it cost to take a button quail to a vet?

Discussion in 'Quail' started by 7iluvanimals, Oct 9, 2014.

  1. 7iluvanimals

    7iluvanimals In the Brooder

    Jul 1, 2014
    We have a button quail chick that has a deformed leg. We have tried to fix it ourself but it didn't work. We already had another one die because of it. What would be the estimated cost of taking this baby to the vet?
  2. Mtn Margie

    Mtn Margie Crowing

    Apr 7, 2010
    CO Rockies - 8600ft up
    I would call a vet and ask...
  3. JKav

    JKav In the Brooder

    Sep 29, 2014
    Long Island, NY
    Aw, poor thing. You are wonderful for trying.

    We had a local pet store that sold buttons and other small animals and reptiles. These two guys knew everything. I brought my bearded dragon to them when I was afraid he was sick. They never charged for looking at a pet, not even for antibiotic shots. Maybe where you bought him or another pet shop could help instead of a vet? Good luck and keep us posted.
  4. Jacey R

    Jacey R Chirping

    Sep 14, 2014
    I suppose it probably depends where you take the quail. I rushed my young quail in to emergency when she injured her leg after escaping the coop and being bitten by a dog and it cost upwards of $300. I was surprised. The poor girl died a few days later anyway - I think she must have had internal injuries as well. It is a really tough decision whether or not to take small animals to the vet as sometimes there isn't much that can be done. I hope everything goes well for your bird!

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