Brood box... quail habitat? ... out of a chest of drawers... pic inside!

Discussion in 'Quail' started by iamcuriositycat, Jan 1, 2013.

  1. iamcuriositycat

    iamcuriositycat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I did it, you guys. Here's my indoor brood box for baby quail... and chickens... something like it could be used to keep adult indoor quail too. It took much longer than I expected to make it. I'll post a how-to eventually to my blog. In the meantime, I'm eyeing another chest of drawers in our basement and thinking I might just bring a flock of birds in the house... :)


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  2. yallapilko

    yallapilko Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That looks great!
     
  3. rllupien

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    Wonderful!!
     
  4. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend Staff Member

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    Wow! So nicely designed to look like a piece of innocent furniture AND it broods poultry!! [​IMG]
     
  5. iamcuriositycat

    iamcuriositycat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks guys! Couldn't let a thing like that go empty.


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    Thank goodness for craigslist. Ha!

    Got a couple Easter Eggers, a RIR, two barred rocks, and a buff orp. They're a little older than I was hoping (a couple weeks, with the RIR probably three weeks), but they're super sweet. Yay for chicks! :)
     
  6. SeptemberQuail

    SeptemberQuail Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That is so cool, and convenient!
    I'm jealous of your creativity! [​IMG]
     
  7. iamcuriositycat

    iamcuriositycat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks! I can't take credit for the idea--I saw one like it on craigslist (they were asking $125 for it... now I understand why... it's $125 worth of time & trouble!). I've wanted to make one like it ever since... that was at least a year ago. Finally got around to it! And I love it. <3
     
  8. myfinefeatheredfriends

    myfinefeatheredfriends Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I might steal this idea lol! How nifty and creative... love it!
     
  9. WalkingNorth

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    That's so cool! What a nifty way to incorporate them into the furniture lol
     
  10. wishful suburbanite

    wishful suburbanite Out Of The Brooder

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    Awesome. I love the idea of animal housing as furniture.

    They do sell fancy litter boxes that look like end tables. =) Why not this?
     
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