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What does this sound mean???

Discussion in 'Quail' started by RainesRanch, Jun 29, 2010.

  1. RainesRanch

    RainesRanch In the Brooder

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    I noticed one of the lil roos this morning making a noise that reminded me of a helicopter....is this a breeding sound? a aggressive sound to the other roos?? or what?? This was the first time I had ever heard it.
     
  2. Plain_View_Farm

    Plain_View_Farm Songster

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    Is this a button quail Nicole?

    David
     
  3. Buttercup Chillin

    Buttercup Chillin Songster

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    Just looked at her tractor, she has Browns or wilds J. Coturnix.
     
  4. RainesRanch

    RainesRanch In the Brooder

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    Yes, I beleive they are brown coturnix. Im going to sift them them tomorrow and figure out how many females and how many males I have. When I bought them they were only 5 weeks old and I wasn't sure how to tell the difference LOL Now that I know, Im sure I need to weed out some males. I did notice one small male with a limp yesterday, so Im thinking the boys are getting a little bit rougher now that they are crowing and such. But this noise the one made today wasn't a gurgley crow, it was a very load constant sound that reminded me of what a helicopters props sound like when their running! LOL
     
  5. aprophet

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    I think I have heard that sound only a couple times I think the roos are ready but the female is not it is almost like the roo is fussing it does,nt last long when I have heard it maybe 20-30 seconds. I have not heard it but a coupla times
     
  6. Whitehouse Quail

    Whitehouse Quail Songster

    Jul 1, 2009
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    Completely normal. I think it was probably a female, though.

    Mine make it when they get food.
     
  7. RainesRanch

    RainesRanch In the Brooder

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    Hmmmm, well I figured it was a roo as its breast is a rust color and Im pretty sure I have seen it crow as well. [​IMG]
     
  8. JJMR794

    JJMR794 Crowing

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    Quote:OH THIS IS EASY!

    EITHER SEX MAKES THIS NOISE, LOOSELY TRANSLATED IT MEANS " JUST LEAVE THE FOOD, WATER, AND TREATS AND GO AWAY AND NOBODY HAS TO GET HURT" [​IMG]
     
  9. sfw2

    sfw2 Global Menace

    Quote:OH THIS IS EASY!

    EITHER SEX MAKES THIS NOISE, LOOSELY TRANSLATED IT MEANS " JUST LEAVE THE FOOD, WATER, AND TREATS AND GO AWAY AND NOBODY HAS TO GET HURT" [​IMG]

    [​IMG]
     
  10. aprophet

    aprophet Songster

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    Quote:OH THIS IS EASY!

    EITHER SEX MAKES THIS NOISE, LOOSELY TRANSLATED IT MEANS " JUST LEAVE THE FOOD, WATER, AND TREATS AND GO AWAY AND NOBODY HAS TO GET HURT" [​IMG]

    mine growl and bite me simultaneously LOL no warning at all just the tuxes
     

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