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I got my first Button Quail egg today!

Discussion in 'Quail' started by marie_martin, Jun 12, 2008.

  1. marie_martin

    marie_martin Songster

    Feb 21, 2007
    Grenada, MS
    Here is a pic of it next to a nickel for size comparison. Very tiny, but big for such a small bird.


  2. RioLindoAz

    RioLindoAz Sleeping

    Jul 8, 2007
    Yuma, Arizona
    What type of button quail? I've never seen a brown button quail egg before.
  3. marie_martin

    marie_martin Songster

    Feb 21, 2007
    Grenada, MS
    Just button quail is all I know. I got eggs from jkcove08 and wyldehorses. I think buttons can lay lots of different colored eggs.

  4. deeszoo

    deeszoo Songster

    Jan 12, 2007
    Congratulations on your egg! I am still waiting on my first. Soon, though I think!

  5. WriterofWords

    WriterofWords Has Fainting Chickens

    Dec 25, 2007
    Chaparral, New Mexico
    How cute!!! My little eggs in the bator are brown too, some off-white and speckled but mainly brown. I can hardly wait until they hatch. My Japanese laid their first eggs at 6 weeks and they were all fertile. How old is your Button that is laying?
  6. coffeemama

    coffeemama Barista Queen

    Mar 5, 2008
    Congrats marie [​IMG] I think my girls are just a week behind yours, so any day now.
  7. marie_martin

    marie_martin Songster

    Feb 21, 2007
    Grenada, MS
    Thanks everyone. They will be 8 weeks old on Sunday. I was very excited. I just noticed this week that the boys were doing the mating dance and fighting a bit. So I figured they were getting close.


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