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post #21 of 23
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swbradley,

Should I assume you only put one group of quail in the Sterlite Container at a time?  Do you have holes in the container for air or do you cover it with some type of mess?  I was thinking about adding dividers in the 2' X 6' pen.  I haven't quite decided on the design yet, but it's in the works.  I like the idea of the polycarbonate panel, because it should last quite a long time, however I'm a bit concerned about air circulation in the pen if I need to do this to three sides, plus it seems like it could get costly.  I can see putting it on one side to prevent regular drafts.

 

Thank you for the idea regarding cleaning the pen,

SuseyQ

post #22 of 23

SuseyQ, 

 

I do not mix my groups together. Sometimes I just clean one cage at a time. When I am power washing, I use several containers...one for each group. The polycarb panel I use is actually a clear roofing panel. HD sells them for $20 for a 26" x 8 ft panel. I just use one and cut it to size. If it is windy out, they would still get plenty of air. When it is calmer and hot, I just take it off.

post #23 of 23
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swbradley,

 

I had never thought about a roofing panel.  That's a good idea! 

 

Thank you for clarifying,

SuseyQ

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