can quail get out of this pen??

Discussion in 'Quail' started by chixaregreat41, Sep 28, 2013.

  1. chixaregreat41

    chixaregreat41 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Can my quail get out of this pen i dont really want to try and see and risk losing my babies lol so are these holes to big??[​IMG][/IMG] i just patched the LARGE holes
     
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  2. chixaregreat41

    chixaregreat41 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  3. AnnetteM

    AnnetteM Out Of The Brooder

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    I dont know, if the holes are big enough for the quails to escape. But I think the holes are big enough for some small predators to come in, so you could loose your quails this way. I would add some wire 10 mm x 10 mm.
     
  4. dougjefferson

    dougjefferson Out Of The Brooder

    Yes they can.
     
  5. chixaregreat41

    chixaregreat41 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Is this suitable for quail if so how many?[​IMG]
     
  6. dougjefferson

    dougjefferson Out Of The Brooder

    Looks about 24 to 30 inches long by 12 or so inches wide so maybe 3 or 4. Depending on what the floor is made of. Also the gap by the handles needs closing.
     
  7. James the Bald

    James the Bald Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That isn't a pen I would recommend for quail. Not only could the quail get out, but a snake, rat or mouse could get inside and kill the quail. If a oppossum, raccoon, cat or dog really wanted to get inside, I'm sure they could. Here is a link for ideas on cages for quail.
    James.
     

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