I THINK I WENT To FAST!!!

Discussion in 'Pheasants and Partridge (Chukar)' started by Le Mitzer, Dec 13, 2011.

  1. Le Mitzer

    Le Mitzer Out Of The Brooder

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    SO i just ordered two red legged partridge, and they will arrive thursday, and i was going to put them with my quail until i can make then a proper home. but it just dawned on me IS THIS ALLOWED!!!!! will everyone get along? or will the Partridge kill my cute little Quails. should i put them some where else????

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  2. sonew123

    sonew123 Poultry Snuggie

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    Yes, you should put them elsewhere-quarantine them for 30 days to make sure they are healthy with no hidden issues. You should never stick birds together like that-your looking for trouble with fighting and such.
     
  3. cva34

    cva34 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Yes Quarantine and do not put wirh Quail .It will be slaughter house no quail will survive..So X-2 CVA34
     
  4. wbruder17

    wbruder17 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How old are the partridge and how old are the quail? I think that is important also.
     
  5. Le Mitzer

    Le Mitzer Out Of The Brooder

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    Ok so I know I have to build an aviary, I was thinking 2 meters by 3 meters. And over 2 meters high. I have four quail, I got them this Oct. And they hadn't started to lay yet at that time. So maybe 16 weeks. There are four females. Ps I still have no eggs from the quail. But they have just Finnished their molt. And the red legged partridges arrive tomorrow and I think the are around 3 months. But to tell you the truth, I have no idea. But I bought them on the Internet from a farm in the north of France, that have the highest rating and are well know to have the most purest of breeds. I payed 28 euro for two, a male and female. They didnot say the age. By they sell their chickens at 3 months old. So I'm Assuming ( which I know can be dangerous) that the PArtrigdes are the same age.


    So if they have enough room can I put quail and partridge together. After the quartine process, of course.
     
  6. fancyfowl4ever

    fancyfowl4ever Chillin' With My Peeps

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    even with enough space I wouldn't put them together. Partridges in general are nasty to anything other than their own(and there they are nasty 80% of the time too). I have red leggeds and they are very picky with what they share penspace with. My reeves pheasants and peafowl were the only ones that they can live in peace with I have found so far.
     

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