White Button Quail for Re-Homing - Currently in Orange County, California

Discussion in 'Animals In Need of Free Re-Homing' started by ButtonQuailCA, Dec 28, 2013.

  1. ButtonQuailCA

    ButtonQuailCA New Egg

    Dec 28, 2013

    First I would like to say that I am glad that I stumbled across this forum. I have attempted to contact local breeders only to find out that their contact information is no longer correct or that they have moved on to bigger and better things. That said I have come here to see if anyone can help me in re-homing a Button Quail.

    I don't know if these posts require a story but here it goes. I went to go visit my girlfriends parents in Los Angeles for Christmas. While there her father told us that he had found a bird out in front of the house and that he took it in because there are a lot of cats in the neighborhood. I asked what he was going to do with it and he said he did not know but that he couldn't take care of it and that none of his neighbors had lost a bird or new someone that had. Long story short I am in possession of a bird I cannot keep.

    The bird itself is quite nice. In the 2 days I've had it the bird has stopped being so skittish and now whistles/calls, eats meal worms out of the hand, and seems to be comfortable. It is easy to see with some more time the bird could be comfortable around people. It is a white button quail, about 5 inches in length, and has not pecked me, the girlfriend, or the cats(the reason the bird has to be re-homed).

    As for me and the situation, I would rather have a bird. I mean it's almost a magical animal that sings, produces fertilizer, and can drop eggs like magic. That said, my girlfriend is attached to the cats.

    If you or someone you know are interested in adopting a white Button Quail with a gentle disposition please PM me.

    This is the little fellow below.

    Thank you.




  2. Pozees

    Pozees Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 8, 2012
    Pueblo, CO
    I am too far away to help, but I hope you find a home for this little sweetheart. Thank you for taking the time to care for this bird while you seek it a new home. You told your story well!
  3. gander007

    gander007 Chicken Obsessed

    Well first [​IMG] glad to see you here [​IMG]

    That is a very nice bird you have and could be
    a great friend in the house as the sounds she
    makes are considered very soothing ......
    If you could give her some good chick feed
    or Turkey Grow this would be great for her and
    not regular bird seed ..... [​IMG]

    The worms [​IMG]

    gander007 [​IMG]
  4. bahamian raiser

    bahamian raiser Out Of The Brooder

    Jan 5, 2014
    i may be able to pay for the shipping for you let me talk to my dad and see what he thinks if you havent given it away yet but i do not know how we would ship it
  5. ButtonQuailCA

    ButtonQuailCA New Egg

    Dec 28, 2013
    Quote: Thank you Pozees for the well wishes.

    Quote: Yeah gander007, She has started to feel comfortable enough to start calling. It really is a great bird. I went to the feed store and got her some feed. I believe they called it wild game feed or something along those lines. She really enjoys it and it looks similar to the feed i see in the youtube videos. I do feed the bird meal worms. I initially got the meal worms because I wanted there to be at least one pet that likes my girlfriend more than me. So I thought that if she hand fed the bird worms it would warm up to her more than me. Well my plan backfired when my girlfriend shrieked at the site of the meal worms. Best laid plans and all.

    Quote: Thanks bahamian raiser!
    I still have the bird and I am still looking. Ask your folks and let me know.

    Thank you all for looking and for your well wishes
  6. birdmaniac3000

    birdmaniac3000 Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 15, 2010
    los angeles
    if u still have the quail I can give it a good home I also have quails myself so I know the care these birds need
  7. rosonyanne

    rosonyanne New Egg

    Feb 7, 2014
    I can take in this quail ! :) I also own one as well , I live in Santa Ana so let me know if you still have the adorable little fella :)
  8. ButtonQuailCA

    ButtonQuailCA New Egg

    Dec 28, 2013

    Sorry I gave it to birdmaniac3000. Thank you though for your generous offer.

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