How much room do quail need

Discussion in 'Quail' started by crossbow253, Nov 29, 2013.

  1. crossbow253

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    I am building a pen 2ft by 10ft. How many can i have in that pen
     
  2. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend Staff Member

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    Depends on what type of quail you are keeping.

    Coturnix- about 10 or so comfortably. Coturnix are kept one male to 4 to 7 females, kept separate from each other.

    Any of the New World Quail such as Bobs, Gambels, Blue Scale, etc..- about 5 or 6. This type of quail need to be paired off during breeding season and kept separate.

    Oh, and welcome to BYC and the quail forums!
     
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