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New Button Owner-SHE LAID AN EGG!!

Discussion in 'Quail' started by thornwing, Oct 3, 2010.

  1. thornwing

    thornwing Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I just got two chicks from my old teacher/friend who raises buttons (my dad calls them butt-hole quail [​IMG] ), and they are now full grown, and last night I checked their aquarium....
    EGG!
    It was sitting in the corner behind the ferns I gave them!! It was so cute, tiny, dark brown with speckles!!
    This morning, another!! A lighter brown with less speckles!!
    I like buttons because they are sooo cute and the noise they make is soo eerie and beautiful!!
    but they arent friendly at all :[
    Even as chicks
    Chickens chicks=curious, imprint easily
    Button chicks=skitterish, quick, fearful
    :[
    Still, they are sooo pretty, and cute!
    One is blue with a bib and red butt and the other is brown with scale-looking feathers :]
     
  2. HorseFeatherz NV

    HorseFeatherz NV Eggink Chickens

    How exciting! [​IMG]
     
  3. Stellar

    Stellar The Quail Lady

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    Looks like you have a Normal Blue Breasted Pair [​IMG] I love those. They are the wild type coloring [​IMG]
     
  4. thornwing

    thornwing Chillin' With My Peeps

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    my boy (i think the blue one is) looks like the one in your photo!!

    and yea, they have a whole mess of little brown freckled eggs in the corner of their cage :]
     

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