Pics of the baby Gambels quail

Discussion in 'Quail' started by WriterofWords, Aug 30, 2009.

  1. WriterofWords

    WriterofWords Has Fainting Chickens

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    And I'm sitting here with one that decided to try and drown itself, got it's head stuck in the marbles,, never saw that before!! Hopefully the dryer and heating lamp will save it's life.
     
  2. Boyd

    Boyd Recipient of The Biff Twang

    Mar 14, 2009
    MI
    Those are some pretty fluffy butts!!!!
     
  3. WriterofWords

    WriterofWords Has Fainting Chickens

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    Thanks, I'm trying to get pics of their little top-notches,, but man they are fast little suckers!! It looks like my little drowning victim might make it, but you know how it goes,, it looks fine one minute then keels over.
     
  4. farrier!

    farrier! Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 28, 2009
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    They do have cute little fuzzy tops! [​IMG]
     
  5. WriterofWords

    WriterofWords Has Fainting Chickens

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    I came in this morning and found they have no problem squeezing through the wire of a cage that is just a little less than 1/4 inch wide! I had 1 in the cage, and 8 wandering around in and under everything! I got them back but it sure took awhile, they are quick and sneaky!
     
  6. chickenlittle32

    chickenlittle32 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 19, 2009
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    They are they cutest lil things! Could you out something around the cage so they couldn't get too far? LoL Good luck!
     
  7. WriterofWords

    WriterofWords Has Fainting Chickens

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    The cage now has cardstock walls around it so they can't get out!
     
  8. Emilys3guppies

    Emilys3guppies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They are adorable!!! Congrats on your new additions!
     
  9. WriterofWords

    WriterofWords Has Fainting Chickens

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    Thank you!
     
  10. peewee

    peewee Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Congrats. on the babies. They are so cute!!! Good luck with the swimmer.I hope he makes it for you. I had 5 quail babies I hatched out and put them all in a bird cage like you did and went shopping. Came home to an empty cage and little chirps all over the house. I found some under the sofa under the fridge and some sitting on top of my DVD player. I have no idea how they got up there.
     

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