Stressed all my Buttons

Discussion in 'Quail' started by farrier!, Nov 4, 2009.

  1. farrier!

    farrier! Songster

    Feb 28, 2009
    Southern Illinois
    I might have put a stop to the Buttons laying. Moved them all into a cat crate and set up a bigger cage for them. It was a close call a few times on who was faster, person, cat or dog when on managed to get loose.
    They are all in now and being really quiet.... I like the clean plexiglass on the front.
    Last edited: Nov 4, 2009
  2. shelleyd2008

    shelleyd2008 the bird is the word

    Sep 14, 2008
    Adair Co., KY
    Are they inside? You most definitely did put a stop to them (though mine quit for like 3 days when I moved them from outside to inside [​IMG]) but they'll start back up if they are inside. This past spring, when I first moved them outside, they quit for about a month. Buttons are very sensitive to changes!!
  3. farrier!

    farrier! Songster

    Feb 28, 2009
    Southern Illinois
    They are inside. They are now exploring the new setup. I hope the wire bottom is big enoug...if not I will be doing a new pen soon.
  4. Rainsong

    Rainsong In the Brooder

    Oct 12, 2009
    Beaverton, OR
    Quote:Now I know why my little hen stopped laying. She hasn't started up again- I think maybe I stress them too much by reaching in and changing food/water/grit every day. [​IMG]

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