Author Topic: Brassy Back OEGB Chicks  (Read 2976 times)

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May 09, 2017, 12:05:38 PM
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Peacerose

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Two brassy back chicks hatched with the last batch of buckeyes.  Once they were in the brooder, one of the buckeyes started messing with them so I moved them into the brooder with the coturnix quail.  They seem very comfortable with their quail buddies.  When I first put them in, the coturnix were the smaller ones.  Now after a week, the coturnix have grown larger than the brassy backs.   lol





The brassy back chicks are the ones that still have their chipmunk stripes.  The coturnix are nearly all feathered up.

May 12, 2017, 11:48:05 AM
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Good idea Dawn!!!!!! They are so dang cute! heart

May 12, 2017, 01:31:45 PM
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Coturnix chicks are mostly peaceful with other kinds of chicks.  It's technically not good to mix quail with chickens, but sometimes you need a safe place for one or two chicks.  In a few days the little cots will be ready to move to a grow out cage, leaving their chicken friends behind. 

I'm really pressed on brooder space right now.  Four brooders are pushed into one end of the quail porch.  I have to move them out to get in between them to feed and water.  It makes me feel like a tipsy ballerina.   drunk   elephant Not to mention already being drunk on hatching.   hit the fan  roflmao