Anyone know where I can find a mini mason jar quail waterer?

Discussion in 'Quail' started by peewee, May 26, 2010.

  1. peewee

    peewee Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 25, 2008
    Orlando, Florida
    I need a mini mason jar quail waterer or something similar. I have a crippled quail, that cannot walk at all, in a large parakeet cage and I need a waterer that is low to the ground so he can get to the water but something that he cannot get into and get soaked. I can not use a dish or shallow bowl because if for some reason he gets into it he probably would not be able to get back out. Also need something that will not take up a large portion of his cage. I have been getting him out every couple of hours to give him some water but would like to go away for a weekend and cannot find someone to watch him for me. Any ideas on were I can find something like this? I have tried the hamster waterers but if I get it down far enough for him to reach he lays right against it and he gets all wet.[​IMG]
    Anyone have any ideas? [​IMG]
  2. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

    May 19, 2008
    Western MA
    I use a parakeet/finch waterer..
    its a small tube with a small spot for them to stick their beak in and get water...
    and they just clip onto the side of the cages...
    Every petstore has them..even walmart..
    Last edited: May 26, 2010
  3. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

    May 7, 2007
    Forks, Virginia
    TSC often has them.
  4. shelleyd2008

    shelleyd2008 the bird is the word

    Sep 14, 2008
    Adair Co., KY
    I had a couple like that last year, they used a parakeet waterer. But it should be able to use a regular quail-base waterer, mine had one of those when they were little with the 'normal' chicks.
  5. JJMR794

    JJMR794 Overrun With Chickens

    Mar 2, 2009
    Erin What About The Standard Plastic Quail Fonts? You Know White Plastic Jar, Red Quail Font Lid? I Know Its Probably Bigger Than You Want But Would It Work?
  6. _Randall_

    _Randall_ Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 3, 2009
    Grenada, Ms
  7. saddina

    saddina Internally Deranged

    May 2, 2009
    Desert, CA
    I use the finch waterers for infant quail and recovering birds.
  8. peewee

    peewee Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 25, 2008
    Orlando, Florida
    Thank you guys. I ran to Walmart and looked in the bird section and found the parakeet / finch waterers. That is perfect for him.[​IMG] Have never seen them there before. [​IMG]

    Thanks again for all your help.
    Last edited: May 26, 2010

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