Quail can't walk anymore!

Discussion in 'Quail' started by TXmama3boys, Aug 10, 2013.

  1. TXmama3boys

    TXmama3boys Chillin' With My Peeps

    Please help. One of my female coturnix quail cam no longer walk. She is in a hardware cloth cage. Her feet can no longer keep her up. she pushes her body with her legs. her stomach drags the floor of the cage. Poor thing. I don't know what to do for her. :(
     
  2. dynodon

    dynodon Out Of The Brooder

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    It sounds like she might have flown up and hit the top of the cage and injured her neck ,or spine . If she was sick enough to get in that shape she would die pretty quickly . I had something get wrong with my chukkars ,and each day one would appear droopy ,the next day it would die .It went on till all 16 of them died . The county agent couldn't figure it out .These were all full grown perfectly healthy birds .Until ----
     
  3. Nichrome

    Nichrome Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What is the status?
     
  4. ChickenAndMore

    ChickenAndMore Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What are you feeding them. Mine did this and I later learned that I needed to feed them 20% protein (game bird feed)
     

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