Chickens and quails

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by monkeyjason, Sep 15, 2011.

  1. monkeyjason

    monkeyjason Out Of The Brooder

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    If kept together will i end up with just chickens?

    got 3 warrens at present, but looking to put in a small house for quails in the large 15ft x 15ft run.
     
  2. Impress

    Impress Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What do you mean? Are you asking if the chickens will eat the quails? [​IMG]
     
  3. 3goodeggs

    3goodeggs pays attention sporadically

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    I think the chickens would beat up the quail. I also have read something about chickens being a carrier of some disease that quail get that chicken do not.
    I would not try to keep them together.
     
  4. galanie

    galanie Treat Dispenser No More

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    Yes, there is at least one disease that chickens give to quail which the chickens don't suffer from, but the quail will likely die. It's considered a very bad idea to have them in proximity to each other.

    Not wanting to listen to reason, I did it though. What I mean is that the quail coop was where chickens do go from time to time. And didn't have a problem. But then I could have been lucky. I certainly felt lucky the day I got rid of the quail! Those things have the stinkiest poo ever!
     
  5. monkeyjason

    monkeyjason Out Of The Brooder

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    thanks guys, think thats pretty clear, dont put the quails in with the chickens,

    not worth the risk is it i guess.
     

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