African Harlequin Quail cages

Discussion in 'Quail' started by bsfarm1, Oct 20, 2011.

  1. bsfarm1

    bsfarm1 Out Of The Brooder

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    Does anyone have any tips,recommendations,etc.,for housing African Harlequin Quail? Size of cage,flooring,wire or some other type of flooring which is easier on their feet? Thanks for any & all help!![​IMG]
     
  2. Stellar

    Stellar The Quail Lady

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    I use similar caging methods as my cbbq. There is no wire bottom as their feet are so delicate. Each cage is 26 “L x 14”W x 20”H
     
  3. LynnA

    LynnA Out Of The Brooder

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    Do you have pictures of your cages Quaillady? I am definitely going to need more cages! And a muffler, I have a cute little coturnix roo that really loves the sound of his own voice... [​IMG]
     
  4. damionlake

    damionlake Out Of The Brooder

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    Im also looking into making harlequin cages. Can they be raised on solid floor? I imagine they would be smililaire to coturnix since they are almost derectly related?
     
  5. Stellar

    Stellar The Quail Lady

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    I will post some photos as soon as I get back from feeding and cleaning everyone.
     
  6. Game Bird Guy

    Game Bird Guy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i would love to see some pics aswell:D
     
  7. Stellar

    Stellar The Quail Lady

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    The top is what I use for the African Harlequins.
     
  8. kahlertm

    kahlertm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Those the Bracken Ridge ones Alex? I'm all over it if that is what they look like real time. They seemed smaller in other pics...but with birds in them it looks real good for separating an ankle or butt biting Coturnix who needs time out to chill out.
    Thanks for the pic and a lead on who's making it.
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  9. Stellar

    Stellar The Quail Lady

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    Those are homemade ones, larger than Brackenridge (taller that is). Coturnix were in the ones Prior to selling them and putting the AH in there. And made a couple more.

    ETA: Brackenridge cages are too small for coturnix. They house the button pairs perfectly, however. I <3 them.
     
    Last edited: Nov 9, 2011
  10. kahlertm

    kahlertm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Gotcha. Looks like a 30 inch L rabbit cage with dividers & bottom wire removed...need that. Thanks.
     

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