Saw my first baby quail family this morning

Discussion in 'Quail' started by Pupsnpullets, Jun 8, 2008.

  1. Pupsnpullets

    Pupsnpullets Songster

    Mar 9, 2008
    SoCal desert
    I was wondering why my dog was so enthusiastic about running off the crows and road runners this morning. I was also wondering why there were so many hanging around. Turns out a momma quail has just hatched out a big ol' family. Too many and too fast to count. I hope momma is giving thanks to Fuzzy, the dog, cos without him her family would be quite depleted by now.

    I love this time of year!
  2. WriterofWords

    WriterofWords Has Fainting Chickens

    Dec 25, 2007
    Chaparral, New Mexico
    We have a ton of baby Gamble's quail now. They come in and feed with my animals.
  3. RioLindoAz

    RioLindoAz Sleeping

    Jul 8, 2007
    Yuma, Arizona
    Quote:You have Gamble's quail?!?!?! kewl! Be careful with them though, they are really rough and fysty.

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