Baby quail

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Jean48, Mar 8, 2017.

  1. Jean48

    Jean48 New Egg

    Jul 9, 2014
    I have got a four day old chick and a two day old chick and tryed to put them in the same little box so they could cuddle together but the older one pecks the smaller one and will not leave it alone so I have had to separate them.although they can't see each other they are calling ,but the younger one is so small I can't risk injury. Can anyone help. First Tim broader jean
  2. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive Flock Master Premium Member

    Apr 3, 2011
    southern Ohio
    I haven't raised quail, but if they were mine, I would put a little screen up to divide them, but so they can see each other. Then have some supervised together time several times a day, and hopefully they will get along and stay together. Days old chicks can really peck at the eyes, and I have had luck separating them for just a day.

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