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Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by 7L Farm, Jun 3, 2011.

  1. 7L Farm

    7L Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yup I'm still not finished. I need to put a rail around the deck. I have around 65 two week old Bob Whites in the pen they look like little ants inside. I do have the ladder built already so shouldn't be much longer. I'm now glad I added the deck it will give the birds more shade. It is hotter than a fire cracker outside right now & no rain insight. Well, here it is.[​IMG]
     
  2. bryan99705

    bryan99705 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Might want to stretch a tarp too as a temp shade. Looks real hot there.
     
  3. 7L Farm

    7L Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Talk about two extreme climates the North Pole & Texas.
     
  4. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend... Staff Member

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    Very nice Bobwhite enclosure! Most folks keep their bobwhites in small pens or cages. I also keep bobwhites and built them something similar in size using chainlink fence panels covered in chicken wire. I love the aviary setting for quail. They enjoy life a whole lot more when they can be free. Good job! [​IMG]
     
  5. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend... Staff Member

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    Also, you can add big brush piles for them to hide under as they would in the wild. Not only to get way from things they think are after them, but hide from each other. That will also add tons of shade for them. [​IMG]
     
  6. moetrout

    moetrout Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok....I opened this thread thinking it was about something E N T I R E L Y differecnt!
     
  7. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend... Staff Member

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    Quote:Try the fun and games section of the forum for THAT sort of thing! [​IMG][​IMG]
     
  8. 7L Farm

    7L Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Thats the next step. My quail are about the size of the one in your hand. I'm raising them to hunt on the farm. I'm tired of shooting clay.
     
  9. Kudzu

    Kudzu Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So what are you going to do on the deck?
     
  10. sdeneen2001

    sdeneen2001 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    A nice frosty Bud should cool them off, and make sure they are tastily marinated... [​IMG]
     

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