Need help with my quails

Discussion in 'Quail' started by Clement Quails, Aug 10, 2011.

  1. Clement Quails

    Clement Quails Out Of The Brooder

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    I just hatched chinese blue breasted quails for the first time it was great, but now they are in between 24-48 hrs old and some of them are falling over on their backs and are having trouble getting back up how do I stop that from happening and what do I do to help them I have a non-skid shelf liner in their brooder box but I don't know what else to do.[​IMG]
     
  2. mhwc56

    mhwc56 Chillin' With My Peeps

    google Jodi Mc Donald's CBBQ site......she is THE BEST on anything to do with CBBQ and their forum is THE place to get info.
     
  3. Stellar

    Stellar The Quail Lady

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    What are you feeding your cbbq?

    How are you providing water?

    What are you using for warmth?
     
  4. Clement Quails

    Clement Quails Out Of The Brooder

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    I am feeding them starter grow that was suggested I'm using a heat light in the brooder box like I was told and I'm using a water dish that they can not get into and drown like I saw on web sites I did research on them but I don't understand why some of them are falling over and I'm having to help them up I don't know if they are weaker than the rest or if those few are having leg issues
     
  5. Stellar

    Stellar The Quail Lady

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    And this is a gamebird starter? I would check to see if it doesn't smell funky. If you are near a grocery store, I would go and get some poli vi sol for infants without iron and put a few drops in the water. Something is not right if they are not using their feet and legs properly. Either feed issues or something else.
     
  6. Clement Quails

    Clement Quails Out Of The Brooder

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    Ok Thank you its only a few that are doing it the rest are doing great I'm just worried about those few this is my first time hatching.
     
  7. Stellar

    Stellar The Quail Lady

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    In every hatch, there may be some weaklings due to nature taking it's course. Hoping some of them pull through. I was under the impression ALL of the babies were showing the symptoms. Glad it's only a few out of the bunch but still hoping they pull through ! [​IMG]
     
  8. Clement Quails

    Clement Quails Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you I hope so too!!!!!
     

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