brooding

Discussion in 'Quail' started by squeak1387, May 16, 2011.

  1. squeak1387

    squeak1387 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Can u brood baby chicks and baby quail in the same brooder? I have chicks and quail due may 20 so I need to know if I need another brooder
     
  2. JJMR794

    JJMR794 Overrun With Chickens

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    MUCH BAD JUJU HERE

    1. ILLNESS TRANSFER- GAMEBIRDS ARE HIGHLY SUSCEPTIBLE TO ORDINARY POULTRY ILLNESSES THAT CHICKEN WILL OFTEN CARRY BUT NEVER GET ILL FROM

    2. SIZE DIFFERENCE ALONE WILL BE AN UGLY FACTOR FOR YOUR QUAIL, THEY CAN BE EASILY BULLIED OR JUST PLAIN CRUSHED BY CHICKEN BABIES

    3. THEY REQUIRE DIFFERING CARE.. YOUR QUAIL NEED GAMEBIRD STARTER 28-30% PROTIEN CRUMBLE... YOU CAN CERTAINLY FEED THIS TO ALL OF THEM CHICKENS INCLUDED WITH NO HARM, BUT THEN I WOULD REFER YOU BACK TO NUMBER 1 &2

    SHORT AND SWEET- TIME TO BROODER SHOPPIN' BABY! [​IMG]

    GOOD LUCK WITH YOUR NEW ADDITIONS [​IMG]
     
  3. gamebirdboy

    gamebirdboy Chillin' With My Peeps

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  4. shelleyd2008

    shelleyd2008 the bird is the word

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    I brood all species together and don't have any problems. The biggest problem I could see if you hatch eggs from healthy flocks is that quail need higher temps than chickens do.
     

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