Can more than one Female button Quail be kept with one male??

Discussion in 'Quail' started by austin12895, Jun 16, 2009.

  1. austin12895

    austin12895 Songster

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    Title says it!! [​IMG]
     
  2. monarc23

    monarc23 Coturnix Obsessed

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    they naturally only stay in pairs but yes you can as long as the roo doesn't pick just one hen, if he does he and his chosen mate could really hurt the "outsider".
     
  3. citalk2much

    citalk2much Twilight Blessings Farm

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    I would only keep pairs! For there health and safety
     
  4. spotsplus

    spotsplus Songster

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    I have four hens and two males in one large 5 x 5 box with natural like cover. The more older/dominant male breeds all the females except one and that one seeks out the younger male. I would prefer just the one male there but I need to get another large area to move the male and the one female that prefers him to a seperate large box. Then again I do have three "pairs" that have thier own accomodations [​IMG] My white hen is sitting on eggs again! yay!
     

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