Cages

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by First To Hatch, Mar 5, 2009.

  1. First To Hatch

    First To Hatch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well I've been thinking about cage ideas (quail) well I know I cant build anything lol, those rabbit hutches at the feed store are like 150$, I was thinking of buying this thing https://www.gqfmfg.com/store/comersus_viewItem.asp?idProduct=25#

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    then you'd need to buy the watering system and stuff. I'd be looking at like 700$ when all is said and done.

    Then I saw this thing I thought it was really awesome but I don't see a pricing and I'm sure the prices are way up there. http://www.kulucka.com/eng/bildircinkafesleri.html


    Then
    I saw these on craigslist http://albany.craigslist.org/grd/1039217822.html .


    Darn I don't know what to do, lol I'm sorry but this is more of me talking to myself then anything else lol.
     
  2. monarc23

    monarc23 Coturnix Obsessed

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    I do i do (know what to do)


    CALL THAT CRAIGSLIST PERSON!!!


    I'dbuy those WAY before I'd buy those other two, smaller cages, i'd rather have them in bigger cages but that's me. I mean in the smaller ones if you had 3 hens and one roo and they could fit in there and not be stressed i tmight be okay but yep i like the ones on CL! WOW!!! GIMMIE!! LOL!
     
  3. First To Hatch

    First To Hatch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    how many can you comfortably fit in the 30 x 16 x 18 cages and how many could you fit in the 48 x 24 x 25 cages? I used to remember how to figure it out but I don't anymore lol...
     
  4. 98 gt

    98 gt a man of many... chickens

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    WOW!! Those cages are a steal!! I wish I lived close. You could each quail technically needs about 28 square inches... Figure a max of 17 in the first cage and a max of about 40 in the second cage...
     
  5. First To Hatch

    First To Hatch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    17 in each cage, really? wow thats alot lol i figured 8-12 in each one tho so if i bought it it would be like 36 in one group of cages 72 if i bought the 2 small ones but what if i bought the big 1s too and put sumthin else in em hmmmmm
     
  6. monarc23

    monarc23 Coturnix Obsessed

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    I'm going to be keeping 5 quail per 2 x 2 pens, i dont go "by the book" i go by what I see they do well in without being squished. [​IMG]
     
  7. 98 gt

    98 gt a man of many... chickens

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    Like I said, technically you could keep that many, but not recommended
     
  8. lilbreeches

    lilbreeches Chillin' With My Peeps

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  9. monarc23

    monarc23 Coturnix Obsessed

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    Quote:Oh i wasnt disagreeing with ya at all! [​IMG] I just was saying that I don't go by the book so what I feel is fine for a cage size isnt going to be fine "to the book" [​IMG]
     
  10. 98 gt

    98 gt a man of many... chickens

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    I know, I was just reiterating...
     

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