Dust Bath ?

Discussion in 'Quail' started by troseblad, May 31, 2011.

  1. troseblad

    troseblad Chirping

    May 19, 2011
    Bartlett, TX
    I provide my coturnix with a bowl of sand/grit. They have it emptied quickly and, as they are on wire, it is all gone. How often do I need to give this to them? Is there a better method? Suggestions, please?
  2. gamebirdboy

    gamebirdboy Songster

    Apr 29, 2011
    East Tennessee
    Try a higher walled tub or pan. The higher it is the harder it is to kick out... I use a small plastic tub that is about 1 foot by 8 inches. The walls are about 8 inches high, so it is harder for them to spill it out. Some of it still does though, but much less than a pan.

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