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Dust bath for baby quail anyone?

Discussion in 'Quail' started by ShellyBear, Mar 26, 2015.

  1. ShellyBear

    ShellyBear Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have 10 baby quail that are 3 days old and 2 that are 10 hours old ( they follow me around the house thinking I'm there mom so cute! I was wondering if I could give them a little container of dirt to play in or are the too young?[​IMG][​IMG]
     
  2. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend... Staff Member

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    Absolutely! I give all my baby poultry a low cut box. Like a cereal box or something and fill it with all kinds of things to play and dust bathe in...I put in parakeet grit or sand, dirt, dried leaves, chick starter, alfalfa leaves, things like this and let them play and dust bath in it. Keeps them occupied and keeps boredom at bay. They love it!
     
  3. ShellyBear

    ShellyBear Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks so much they live the dirt.
     

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