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  1. FloorCandy

    Thinking of quail

    I’ve raised all mine from eggs, and I only had one real male troublemaker, and he was more of a nuisance who I had to cull when he made a hen bonk pretty hard. I probably wouldn’t have culled him except he crowed constantly, so I solved 2 annoyances. Most people feel they are friendlier when...
  2. FloorCandy

    Thinking of quail

    I have too many hawks and stray cats, so I don’t know first hand, but I often see people claiming mice can eat quail toes, and even scalp and kill young birds, which is why I included them.
  3. FloorCandy

    Thinking of quail

    You can clip their wings and it helps. Some youngsters can still heft themselves up and out of the pen even with one wing clipped very short, where there’s a will, there’s a way. Once they’re about 3-4 months old I find they stop trying to get out every time I open the pen, however if they get...
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