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Home Made Cage

Discussion in 'Quail' started by Dave31842, May 13, 2016.

  1. Dave31842

    Dave31842 Out Of The Brooder

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    This is one of 2 cages I made. They are 120 Quart plastic containers, 28" long x 16" wide x 15" high. I used a glue gun to glue window screen on the top and used 1/2" square wire for the front. Works well and the quail seem to b happy. Dave.


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  2. preciouseureka

    preciouseureka Out Of The Brooder

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    Keep us posted! I'm especially curious because I just finished my second coop yesterday and I'm wondering how it's going to go over with the babies.

    I have a tendency to design for me....and I overbuild, and I decorate.....wondering if you might have a better philosophy!
     
  3. Dave31842

    Dave31842 Out Of The Brooder

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    Precious,
    I try to make thing simple but adequate. I do have 2 cages, one I bought and the other I made. Cages cost a lot of money so I will, if needed build them myself out of plastic storage containers. I just added a food and water deck to one pair of our button quail as an experiment to keep the water and food cleaner. There is enough room underneath for nesting or whatever I will send a picture or 2 after I test it.

    Dave
     
  4. preciouseureka

    preciouseureka Out Of The Brooder

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    Please do! I'm waiting for the daily humboldt drizzle to clear up so I can take pictures of my Rustic barn inspired coop ....
     

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