Late-hatchling seems naked

Discussion in 'Quail' started by QChickieMama, Dec 21, 2011.

  1. QChickieMama

    QChickieMama Songster 6 Years

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    It's not drying and fluffing up like all the others did. Kinda strange. Looks like Smegal without ears.

    Does this just happen?
     

  2. nurse_turtle

    nurse_turtle Songster

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    I had one like that. A barred rock. He was so ugly he looked like a pitiful Emu.... and so I named him EMU. I never thought he would look right or even survive. Today he looks like this:
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  3. oesdog

    oesdog Songster

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    I don;t know anything about Quail - but this young lady knows loads and may be able to help you! As I know she breeds them.
    Mrs. Fluffy Puffy


    Oesdog - hope the little one survives for you.
     
  4. QChickieMama

    QChickieMama Songster 6 Years

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    Quote:Ok. We'll call him Emu and hope he fares well. He also had a wing stuck to his body, I suppose with membrane, so I soaked and rubbed that off. Will be surprising if he pulls through. Last I saw he was snuggling w/another happy chick.
     

  5. navasima

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    Oh please! I'm dying for a pic of "Smeagal quail"!! [​IMG]
     
  6. QChickieMama

    QChickieMama Songster 6 Years

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    Quote:I'm not too handy with the photos. Kinda ugly is the word. Looks like he took a permanent swim.
     
  7. post the pics. well be able to tell for sure whats going on
     

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