OMG, I just had a scare

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by marie_martin, May 1, 2008.

  1. marie_martin

    marie_martin Songster

    Feb 21, 2007
    Grenada, MS
    I have my button quail babies who just turned 2 weeks in an aquarium with a light over it and I put a piece of wire mesh over the top that did not quite fit but is close, figuring I had a little more time to get one that fit. But no, I turned around to see what my dog was doing behind me just now and he was trying to get one of my buttons that had flown out and was all the way across the room from the brooder and was under some wires from the kids video game thank goodness. I don't think the dog got it, it appears fine, but whew!! I am going to have to get a bigger piece of wire but for now I have it covered with a plastic thing that goes in the clothes dryer to sit your shoes on in the dryer, kind of like a shelf. But man, that scared me. I thought they would not fly until like 3 weeks or more. But obviously I was wrong.


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