how do catch my quail

Discussion in 'Quail' started by lobo307, Apr 7, 2011.

  1. lobo307

    lobo307 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    all my 3.5 week old ga. giants, approx 60, got out of the brooder last week when i made a stupid mistake and left the top open when i went to fill the waterers. i have managed to catch about 35 and put into a growout pen but the others are eluding me. they are in my garage,thank goodness, but im having trouble catching the boogers. i tried a landing net and had good results but they get tangeled in the mesh and i have had to cut several holes in it. does anyone have any ideas?[​IMG]
     
  2. abobwhat

    abobwhat Chillin' With My Peeps

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  3. Rainwolf

    Rainwolf De La Menagerie

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    i don't have bob's but I use a good solid mesh bug net that has long sock and handle... might be easy to make with something like drain sock material from the hardware store, a handle and a hoop.
     
  4. JJMR794

    JJMR794 Overrun With Chickens

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    Sounds Like Its Time To Go To Wally World And Get Another Landing Net....
     
  5. JJMR794

    JJMR794 Overrun With Chickens

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    3.5 Wks Old Huh? Just About The Right Time To Pinion... [​IMG]
     
  6. lobo307

    lobo307 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Almost Time To Go Huntin
     
  7. speedy2020

    speedy2020 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Have you try to catch them after dark?
     
  8. abobwhat

    abobwhat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    would they freeze like some other birds do when you shine a flashlight on them at night.......?
     
  9. thekid

    thekid Chillin' With My Peeps

    ill get the beagles out to track them. They can track literally anything trust me.
     
  10. Robo

    Robo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They know where the birds are, they just can't would buy another net...
     

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