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Noisy quails

Discussion in 'Quail' started by adem58, Sep 27, 2012.

  1. adem58

    adem58 In the Brooder

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    Hi, just wondering does anyone else have this problem of the male quail not shuting up five in the morning?:/
     

  2. chefchick

    chefchick Songster

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    I have a BUNCH of males- and theyare driving me crazy with thier squawking! Mine still live in my sunporch while dh is making :the perfect house" for them.
     
  3. Thats what the do...want revenge? EAT them...
     
  4. adem58

    adem58 In the Brooder

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    And I've watch them and its the Texas A&M one that are the loudest, lol I think might have to.
    But the thing is I'm not sure which are female and which are male (other then the ones crowling and they haven't started to lay yet at 8weeks old.
     
    Last edited: Sep 27, 2012
  5. gorabbitgo

    gorabbitgo Chirping

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    Have you tried covering them with a bed sheet to keep them in the dark a bit longer? Mine started crowing pretty early, but now i cover them overnight and their day does not begin until i say it does.
     
  6. adem58

    adem58 In the Brooder

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    It's dark when they do start and they are covered but they still do.:rolleyes:
     
  7. gorabbitgo

    gorabbitgo Chirping

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    In that case you have my condolences. Or perhaps my congratulations on your upcoming quail BBQ bonanza.
     

  8. chefchick

    chefchick Songster

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    [​IMG]
     
  9. GulfStar

    GulfStar Chirping

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    Yep, the pot is a good revenge.
     
  10. adem58

    adem58 In the Brooder

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    Good idea I guess :lol:
     

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