Male Buttons Fighting and Crowing?

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

  1. Chiko

    Chiko Songster

    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 Songster

    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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