Love my quail

Discussion in 'Quail' started by chiknlady, Sep 29, 2008.

  1. chiknlady

    chiknlady Songster

    May 12, 2008
    SE PA
    I was lucky enough to get some Cortunix from SamG and they are adorable. They sound like crickets--or frogs! And they are prolific little layers. The little eggs are tasty and enough for a bite. I now need to finish their housing--but I think they are a wonderful addition and they barely take up any space. [​IMG]
  2. monarc23

    monarc23 Coturnix Obsessed

    Jul 18, 2008
    Indiana, Pennsylvania
    Quote:you're not the only coturnix quail lover thanks to Sam! [​IMG] I have about 30 of them, I thikn about 14 of those are from Sam [​IMG] I was so excited that i got one golden from him! [​IMG]

    They haven't layed yet, but with the weather i dont expect to see eggies from them until spring but that's fine with me. I love htem too and i agree crickets or frogs!

    I actually named my one male "cricket" because he sounded like a perfect cricket singing when he'd call. Cricket came from a large game farm though.

    I cant wait to try their eggies but i dont thikn i'll eat em for a while, planning on hatching and selling first! [​IMG]
  3. Mrs MIA

    Mrs MIA Chick Magnet

    Mar 3, 2008
    Likewise... I have a pen of jumbos from Sam, plus a pen of regular coturnix, and more babies popping out in the hatcher as I type this. [​IMG] I love them... they're my absolute favorite so far.
  4. perfectly_polish

    perfectly_polish Crowing

    Mar 1, 2007
    Jeeze, I think Sam got us all addicted to quail. Both PC and I have a pen of Jumbo's from Sam and now we have about 100+ eggs in the 'bator from AK and other members. Sam look what you've done!

  5. Henrietta23

    Henrietta23 Songster

    Oct 20, 2007
    Eastern CT
    PC gave me 6 of his. Don't know where he got them but I love them!! One of my males made "the noise'' this morning. Too cute!
  6. BirdBoy88

    BirdBoy88 Angel Egg

    Dec 26, 2007
    i have 13 healthy jumbo coturnix quails from sam i hatch out a few months ago [​IMG]
  7. spotsplus

    spotsplus Songster

    Sep 29, 2008
    Franklin, MA
    I'm new here but wanted to say I just recently got a coturnix quail (golden color) and a button quail (white) as pets and I'm just loving them. They are eating meal worms out of my hand and the Coturnix just laid an egg (it's dark brown) and the button keeps laughing (a noise like hee-hee-hee-hee) [​IMG]

  8. chiknlady

    chiknlady Songster

    May 12, 2008
    SE PA

    Spotsplus--I am sure you will enjoy our community!
  9. MagsC

    MagsC Queen Of Clueless

    Jul 27, 2008
    LOL, now I am going to have to try some coturnix in the spring![​IMG]
    Sounds like most people that have them, like them.
  10. LilRalphieRoosmama

    LilRalphieRoosmama Officially Quacked

    Oct 15, 2007
    Elyria, OH
    I hatched out 5 from SamG too (4 weeks old now) and I absolutely love them!!! I have 22 one-week olds from other eggs I hatched and I am addicted. They are so calm and friendly compared to the button quail. I love them too but they are so hyper!!

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