Male Buttons Fighting and Crowing?

Discussion in 'Quail' started by Chiko, Dec 30, 2010.

  1. Chiko

    Chiko Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 25, 2010
    Orem, Utah.
    I'm Moving soon and can only take 2 of my buttons with me. I'm taking my favorites which are both males some one said that wasnt a good idea because males fight and could kill eachother but they have been together since little tiny chicks, and they are almost 5 months old will it be a problem if they stay together or should I take a pair?

    Also do male buttons crow one of mine stood up tall and started croaking like a frog is that technically crowing for quail?
  2. Stellar

    Stellar The Quail Lady

    Feb 6, 2010
    Tampa Bay
    I recommend taking a pair as males will in fact fight to their death, even though they were raised together.

    The males do crow, almost like wind blowing [​IMG]
  3. Chiko

    Chiko Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 25, 2010
    Orem, Utah.
    ok thanks so should I take a pair or can i buy each of them a mate and take 4 instead?
  4. shelleyd2008

    shelleyd2008 the bird is the word

    Sep 14, 2008
    Adair Co., KY
    I have males who have been together since hatch that do NOT fight. I think it depends a lot on the individual birds, their genetics, and a whole lot of other factors. I say take the 2. [​IMG]

    I've never had a button of mine kill another button...guess that's the genetics kicking in. [​IMG]

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