Is it just me...

Discussion in 'Quail' started by Josh45640, Jun 14, 2011.

  1. Josh45640

    Josh45640 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ... Or are quail the dumbest bird to raise? I know they are the dumbest bird that I have ever raised. I have an 1/8" deep lid with rocks in it and they still find a way to drown in it. Its like they force there selves in between the rocks and lay face first into the water. It amazes me how something that is 2" tall can drown in 1/8" of water anyway. That would be like me falling into 4 or 5" of water and drowning. You have to try to do things like that. Maybe thats it... my quail are suicidal.[​IMG]
     
  2. Wifezilla

    Wifezilla Positively Ducky

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    Have you been playing EMO music near the cage? Leave depressing movies on your Netflix account?

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  3. Josh45640

    Josh45640 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have been explaining how to butcher them to potential customers. Maybe that's it. They figure they might as well get it over with.
     
  4. backyardcovey

    backyardcovey Out Of The Brooder

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    Mine are just a couple of days old but they seem to be think their ducks or something. Ducks are the only birds that I ever seen playing in water like these coturnix quail. [​IMG]
     
  5. gamebirdboy

    gamebirdboy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They're born with four wheel drive and try to climb the water dish, when they get in it they realize that they can't float and get high centered on a marble.[​IMG]
     
  6. Josh45640

    Josh45640 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Has anyone tried to use the water nipples or rabbit style waterers for them?
     
  7. gamebirdboy

    gamebirdboy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I have a rabbit waterer in the back of one cage. It works pretty well, but I think guinea pig waterers would work better.
     
  8. JJMR794

    JJMR794 Overrun With Chickens

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    They Are Not The Brightest Crayons In The Box....
     
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  10. MobyQuail

    MobyQuail c. giganticus

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