Can I put day olds with 2 weeks old coturnix?

Discussion in 'Quail' started by jm93030, Feb 16, 2011.

  1. jm93030

    jm93030 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I was just wondering if I can put days old birds with some 2 weeks old

    what do you think?

    Thank you
     
  2. rjs55555

    rjs55555 Out Of The Brooder

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    I would think that you will not have any babies left within hours. Anything is possible, but I would err on the cautious side.
     
  3. mhwc56

    mhwc56 Chillin' With My Peeps

    definitely agree with rj ...it is not recommended to mix ages/sizes until they are full/adult size.
     
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  4. aubreynoramarie

    aubreynoramarie designated lawn flamingo

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    Edited: I don't know what I'm talking about
     
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  5. Robo

    Robo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The older ones will most likely kill them...
     
  6. shelleyd2008

    shelleyd2008 the bird is the word

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    I wouldn't put day-olds with any that are more than a few days old, they wouldn't be able to take care of themselves. Now, if it were 2 week and 4 week olds I'd say sure, no problem. A day-old coturnix would be about the size of a 2-week-old's head...too much temptation.
     
  7. jm93030

    jm93030 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you all for your responce

    i will not take any chance at all
     

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