Button and Bobwhite housed together

Discussion in 'Quail' started by Wild call mom, Oct 22, 2014.

  1. Wild call mom

    Wild call mom Hatching

    Aug 23, 2013
    Hello, I have a lone bobwhite chick that is currently being housed with 3 button quail who are all about the same age, 12 -14 weeks now. I can't put the lone bobwhite in with the adults. I was planning to keep him in with the button quail but am not sure if there will be problems when they are fully mature. Any suggestions?
  2. dc3085

    dc3085 Crowing

    At some point you will most likely have a problem. Even then I don't put birds that are big enough to step on other birds and kill them in the same cage. Not to mention buttons are very aggressive and will most likely attack the bob for interloping in their territory.

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by: