quail egg call/sounds?

Discussion in 'Quail' started by sniper338, Jan 23, 2014.

  1. sniper338

    sniper338 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Do coturnix quail make any certain sounds before they lay an egg or before they are about to? Ive read some on it but not sure what sound people are referring to

    If so... can someone post the sound... or link to a page that has the sound for an egg call????
     
  2. WaterfowlWierdo

    WaterfowlWierdo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am not sure, mine do and dont sometimes
     
  3. sammit

    sammit Out Of The Brooder

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    here you go! this is one of my hens laying. i have several that do this. some just lay and walk off, others make this cry, some of them try to sit the eggs. each is different, but i hope this helps!
     
  4. USAmma

    USAmma Chillin' With My Peeps

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    that's great that you captured that sound. Some of mine do that, too.
     
  5. sniper338

    sniper338 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mine have never made that sound that I have seen!! NEVER! Thats why I was wondering... Thats the same sound that I saw on another youtube post as an egg call. I just wanted to verify it. But yeah, I'm not getting any sounds out of my hens..
     
  6. James the Bald

    James the Bald Chillin' With My Peeps

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  7. sniper338

    sniper338 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sniper, you may want to vent check your hens.  Like I mentioned in the PM I sent about my hens, yours may actually be roos laying low.
    James
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    Is that possible when they are all seemed to be compelety plumed out with their full feathers? I mean mine are very distinct in colors... roos are rusty and hens and golden with black specks....
     
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  8. USAmma

    USAmma Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mine were all checked by the breeder, and they all lay eggs. Some make that sound and usually right before they lay or right after. Like they are proud and need to tell the world. I have heard the crow sound on you-tube but none of mine do that.
     
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