Petri the button quail

Discussion in 'Quail' started by duckncover, Dec 12, 2011.

  1. duckncover

    duckncover Duck Obsessed

    Jan 17, 2009
    North Eastern PA
    Petri was a single chick that beat the odds and became a very friendly button. He keeps changing colors which I find very interesting, haha. Just figured I'd give an update to anyone that's been following his story.

    Here's a photo of him now:

    Here's him a few months ago:
    Here's him as a chick:
    And some photoshopped pictures just for fun:

    Oh and I'm also looking to put him in bigger cage with 2 budgies. I want it to be a unique looking cage with plenty of places for him to hide as well as plenty of room for the parakeets. If anyone has any ideas/cage plans let me know.
    Last edited: Dec 12, 2011
  2. justbugged

    justbugged Head of the Night Crew for WA State

    Jan 27, 2009
    Very cute. I have been thinking about getting a couple of buttons for the bottom of my flight cage. I have 12 finches in the cage and they create a lot of waste.
  3. Mibotsu

    Mibotsu Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 23, 2011
    Balbriggan, Ireland
    they are perfect for finch cages O.O....pretty button
  4. Stellar

    Stellar The Quail Lady

    Feb 6, 2010
    Tampa Bay
    Yes, they are known for bottom feeding BUT still remember that they should get their own diet as well [​IMG]

    And make sure, in case there is a wire bottom, to have some soft spots for the cbbq

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