New member from Colorado

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by GrandmaBird, May 28, 2012.

  1. GrandmaBird

    GrandmaBird Songster

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    Hi everyone: I have a pair of Chinese Blue Breasted Quail aka Button Quail. I have just hatched 7 chicks in an incubator and am having a great time with them.
    The female adult is named Stella and her dashing mate is Henry Orville, he is Orville because these quail "popcorn" when they are frightened...also called boinking. Stella has laid an egg almost everyday but she is not incubating. I decided to hatch a batch and see if I can sell them locally or if they will be hard to sell or donate before hatching more. I do not want to get into a large business just sell a few here and there. The pair I have I bought from a breeder from northern Colorado who raises them to use for raptor training and rehab. I just wanted a pair because I have always loved all birds and these guys are quite interesting.

    Oh and my member name, GrandmaBird is what my grand daughters call me as my name is Robin. lol
     
  2. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Crowing

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  3. [​IMG] [​IMG] from washington state glad you joined us!
     
  4. woodfired

    woodfired In the Brooder

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    Welcome from North Carolina! [​IMG]
     
  5. weimarmama

    weimarmama Crowing

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    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Alabama. Glad you joined us. Your quail sound adorable. Good luck with your hatch [​IMG]
     
  6. theoldchick

    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer

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    [​IMG] Boinking quail? I've got to see that. Sproink, Sproink!
     
  7. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Crowing

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    Hi and :welcome from Ohio. So glad you joined. :thumbsup
     
  8. Fierlin1182

    Fierlin1182 powered-flight

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    Hello Robin and :welcome

    Congrats on your hatch! Funny story about your nickname too :lol:
    Glad to have you on board. Don't hesitate to ask any questions you might have, and enjoy the site. :D
     
  9. sumi

    sumi Égalité

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    Hello and Welcome to BYC!
     

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