Welcome If You Have Button Quails

Discussion in 'Quail' started by LaurensCoop, Jan 22, 2017.

  1. LaurensCoop

    LaurensCoop Just Hatched

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    Im getting these quails but they r 1yr old
    What would that look like
    How many ft per bird
    What type of food
    -could i feed them some of my chicken stuff?
    They Are males ...R they loud

    And abunch of andwers needed for me as a new owner for these sweet little peas
     
  2. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    This is the new members introductions forum. I've asked the mods to move your thread to the quail forum, where you will receive the best advice.

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  3. LaurensCoop

    LaurensCoop Just Hatched

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    Ok were id that im kinda new
     
  4. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    No problems. I know that its difficult to navigate BYC at first. Don't worry - you'll be a pro in no time [​IMG] I just wanted to inform you so that you wouldn't be alarmed if you see that you thread has moved - that's all.
     
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  6. DK newbie

    DK newbie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    A couple of square feet per bird is ok for buttons. In general they should do well if you feed them game bird starter crumble, but a yours are males (won't be laying eggs) and adults (don't need extra protein to grow), you'd probably get away with feeding them chicken chick starter crumbs.
    If buttons are happy, in general they don't make much noise - an occasional call every now and then and just tiny peeps apart from that. I've kept groups of young males together before though, and those seem to be making quite a bit more noise than the males in my pairs/trios/breeding groups. That might have been because they were able to hear one of my breeding groups though - they might have been trying to impress the females.
     
  7. LaurensCoop

    LaurensCoop Just Hatched

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    Ok
    Well they are almost 1year old so wil that make a difference
     
  8. DK newbie

    DK newbie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Anything above 2 months is considered adult, so no.
     
  9. LaurensCoop

    LaurensCoop Just Hatched

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    Do u have any button quails what age r they and do u have pictures
     
  10. DK newbie

    DK newbie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My youngest are 4 days ^^ My oldest a couple of years.
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    Mommy with two of the babies the morning after they hatched. Mommy is about a year and a half - one of the first chicks from my original breeding group.
     

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