Idea's on building a quail aviary

Discussion in 'Quail' started by joan1708, Jul 5, 2016.

  1. joan1708

    joan1708 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm thinking of building a large wicking bed (10 ft by 3 ft)., raising it up off the ground about 3 ft. Putting a cage over top (hardware cloth over utility panel). I want to grow quail habitat ( partridge pea, buckwheat, Timothy hay....) and put 10-12 quail on it. Of course I will have a feeder/ waterer and little box shelter. Do you think the quail wil thrive or do you foresee problem? I would post a little diagram but I don't remember how to add a photo.[​IMG]
     
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  2. joan1708

    joan1708 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  3. UniqueQuail

    UniqueQuail Just Hatched

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    Would love to see the finished product. Sounds amazing but I think there droppings might be too strong and kill plants underneath. Or just smother them as they poo A LOT. Would love to see it work though.
     
  4. joan1708

    joan1708 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    l'm hoping a generous mulch layer and not to many birds will be enough. We will see.:)
     
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