should I get more buttons or stick with my pair?

Ducklove334

Off to another pond
11 Years
Nov 4, 2008
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so...theres an auction on the 21st..

I'm mulling over either trying to get a group of buttons,

or must keeping my silver pair, and working off of thier eggs, wich are fertile.

the female button has built a nest on the corner of the cage and layed an egg in it, I'm going to see if she will go broody,

but a question, whats the risk of adding new buttons(possibly more males) to a male who already has a girl??, i have seen the damage he's done to her while mating (never SEEN the mating,but I see the wounds) can males kill each other??, and what about females??

whats a good number for a 3ft long, 2 ft wide and 3 1/2ft tall cage??
 
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monarc23

Coturnix Obsessed
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Jul 18, 2008
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Quote:Roos can kill hens and other roos just like hens can kill hens AND other roos. Just all depends on the birds stress levels and attitude from what i've seen.
 

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