Can I keep Coturnix and Gambel's together in a large pen?

Discussion in 'Quail' started by rachel, May 13, 2009.

  1. rachel

    rachel Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am thinking of keeping Gambel's in a pen that's 4'X8'X40" that will be full of native habitat (which is easy to find since I'm IN their native habitat [​IMG] ) I have a couple of coturnix that I don't want to be breeders for various reasons (the one that recovered from the leg problem, another one who has a posture that's a little off-standard etc) Could I keep these in with the Gambel's? There would be 5 Gambel's-- maybe less (I know if three turn out to be male that's a problem, if the ratio is 2 male to three female, that still seems like it would be a problem, correct?). Will males of different species fight?
     

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