Male Quail with missing feathers and swollen red butt

Discussion in 'Quail' started by Mudd, Nov 3, 2012.

  1. Mudd

    Mudd New Egg

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    He is an aggressive breeder and I would love to separate him if he didn't always call out. I am looking at him and his feathers are pulled out like he has been mounted and his little butt area looks red and swollen. Do females get revenge for all this hanky panky going on. I never seen her attack him, Just him trying to mate her all the time. Or is he just over sexed? I removed her and put her with the other girls to leave him alone for now but later i have to put one back because I live in the city and people are not going to be to happy with me and his calling

    I have another pair that are great together and actually escaped the cage last night with me waking up to find an egg next to my pillow. Apparently they spent the night next to my head looking at the amount of poo I cleaned. eww
     
  2. Mudd

    Mudd New Egg

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    I just gave him a warm bath in hope it wil help. All my other quails are fine
     
  3. Mudd

    Mudd New Egg

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    any input at all ?
     
  4. GrandmaBird

    GrandmaBird Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What kind of quail?
     

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