Bobwhite quail breeding cage per trio.

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  1. Thegamekeeper

    Thegamekeeper Out Of The Brooder

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    Im making some cages for 3 trios of bobwhites.

    Size of cage, width 3ft, depth 16", height 1ft. would this be okay per trio per cage?

    Thanks.
     
  2. JJMR794

    JJMR794 Overrun With Chickens

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    Really Depends On The Birds Themselves When It Comes To Bobs....

    Basic Rule Of Thumb Is 2sq Ft/bird.... Pairs Will Likely Do Fine In Your Pens, Trios Maybe Yes, Maybe No--- I Have Seen 2 Hens That Would Not Coexist In 200sq Ft Pen, And Others That Would Be Fine In 4 Sq Ft Pen.... Wish I Could Say Yes Or No For Sure, But Only Your Birds Will Answer That [​IMG]
     
  3. Stellar

    Stellar The Quail Lady

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    The United Kingdom may have different rules though?
     
  4. JJMR794

    JJMR794 Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:SORRY ALEXANDRA.... THE BOBS MAKE THE RULES NO MATTER WHERE THEY ARE [​IMG]
     
  5. Stellar

    Stellar The Quail Lady

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    Ok :p
     
  6. Thegamekeeper

    Thegamekeeper Out Of The Brooder

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    Okay thanks JJMR794, I'll have to give it ago and see what they think to it.
    quailladyoffortmyers, erm i dont what the law is over here, i know a few breeders keep birds on wire, so im just gonna do it.
    its more cleaner and better that way for me and easyer to collect the eggs.

    Thanks.
     

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