How Long Should Baby Quail Stay in the Brooder?

Discussion in 'Quail' started by Peeper, Jun 20, 2011.

  1. Peeper

    Peeper Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I left them in the incubator for about 12 hours then moved them to the brooder for 2 weeks. They have all since died and I was wondering if they should have been moved to a cage sooner.
     
  2. jfulcher

    jfulcher Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 24, 2011
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    Quote:Okay I am a noob, but have read about it... And they are supposed to be in a brooder I believe for 3 weeks... Could they have been sick??? I am sorry for your loss.. Do not take my word for this though I am only going by the web...
     
  3. JJMR794

    JJMR794 Overrun With Chickens

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    They Should Be Slowly Acclimated To Ambient Temperature Over 3 To 6 Wks Depending On Speces.
     
  4. MobyQuail

    MobyQuail c. giganticus

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    just for info, how many and what type of Quail?
    what temperature was brooder?
    what type of litter did you use in brooder?
    what were you feeding them?
     

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