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My chickens and ducks have multiplied into........

Discussion in 'Quail' started by bckyrdchknluvr, Dec 11, 2011.

  1. bckyrdchknluvr

    bckyrdchknluvr Chillin' With My Peeps

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    QUAIL? :lauLOL [​IMG]. So I went to a chicken show yesterday and hubby made the mistake of calling me from work and telling me "no more than three quail" as I have been perstering him for months to get some. So here they are. The hens are already laying, so hoping to try for some babies this winter.


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  2. mochicken

    mochicken Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 27, 2011
    NW Missouri
    awesome, too cute
     
  3. bfrancis

    bfrancis Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Congrats on your new additions! Tell him about Chicken math...since it takes about 12 quail to equal one chicken...and you only got three, you really didn't get any so they don't count...you need more! [​IMG] [​IMG]

    Your quail looks good!
     
  4. bckyrdchknluvr

    bckyrdchknluvr Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you both for your comments. I thought they looked pretty good too. bfrancis "since it takes about 12 quail to equal one chicken...and you only got three, you really didn't get any so they don't count...you need more" I'm going to tell my hubby that today if I go back and some more jump into my pocket, ROTFLOL. Oh, and if I had know that chicken math also applied to other birds, I never would have looked at the other birds, lol.
     
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  5. thekid

    thekid Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:Actually 4 quail eggs = 1 large chicken egg


    And the two brown's are females and unsure of the tuxedo [​IMG]
     
  6. bckyrdchknluvr

    bckyrdchknluvr Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You are right, those 2 are girls, and the tuxedo is a boy that snuck into the hen pen, lol. Had I know how beautiful their eggs are, I would have probably gotten them before the chickens, lol.

    YAY, my fist EGGS
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  7. thekid

    thekid Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:Nice looking eggs you got there [​IMG]
     
  8. bckyrdchknluvr

    bckyrdchknluvr Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you thekid, I've seen the brown speckled eggs before, but never these colours yet. The spots on the egg that kind of looks brown are actually a beautiful dark purple. And, I think Bfransis was commenting on the how small the birds them selves are, and how chicken math works, lol. These little guys look like babies beside my banties, lol. Thank you all for your comments.
     
  9. SkyWarrior

    SkyWarrior Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 2, 2010
    Wilds of Montana
    My chickens and ducks multiplied into quail too, go figure. It might have been the geese, though. They're sneaky. [​IMG]
     
  10. thekid

    thekid Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:No two quail eggs are alike


    And the purple, if you wrinse it off with water the coating that makes it look purple will go away [​IMG]
     

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