my one day old quails are dying

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by quailfarmer00, Dec 11, 2013.

  1. quailfarmer00

    quailfarmer00 New Egg

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    I have just bought over 150 quails but some of them cant walk while others get soaked in water -though ive put stones in the water- but some seem to be weak :around 6 of them.
     
  2. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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  3. liz9910

    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC! x2 on Kelsie's advice, sorry don't know much about quail. Good luck to you.
     
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  4. petrel

    petrel Chats with Chickens

    Sorry to hear about your quail. Hopefully you are finding the assistance you need with the recommendations above.

    Welcome to BYC!
     
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    where the quail shipped in or just purchased? I don't know anything about quail but, sounds like they were not in good condition from the start. Maybe you could get them to drink from nipple waterers so they won't be soaking wet. Are they eating okay? Are they being kept warm enough and out of drafts? Is there enough room for them in the brooder or are they walking all over each other?
     
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  6. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    The stress of shipping/transporting can be hard on newly hatched. Separate out the weak so that they are not being trampled and pushed into the water. Hopefully they will regain strength. [​IMG]
     
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  7. quailfarmer00

    quailfarmer00 New Egg

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    thanks so much guys. Only one died but the resr are all fine. :)
     
  8. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Good update!
     
  9. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC!
     

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