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Instant quail house

Discussion in 'Quail' started by magikchick, Apr 17, 2009.

  1. magikchick

    magikchick ~FEATHERFOOTED DIVA~

    Apr 21, 2007
    SW Florida
    I got this idea this morning. I was going to buy some rabbit houses for my quail but as I was making coffee an idea came to me. I took my empty 1lb Maxwell House coffee container and cut a hole in the lid. Lay it on it's side and you have a quail condo. I can attach it by wiring the handle to pen so it don't move. Throw a little hay in and there you go.

    What do you think? And I'm recycleing.[​IMG]
     
  2. KattyKillFish

    KattyKillFish Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 8, 2009
    Dillingham, Alaska
    sounds like a good idea! i like taking old "useless" stuff and making them useful. pictures?
     
  3. Mikhail

    Mikhail Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've done that, but my buttons don't like it. They don't like any sort of box, igloo, and other little hiding places. Its weird, I thought they liked to have hiding spots?
     
  4. MichiganWoods

    MichiganWoods DD (Artistic Digital Diva)

    Oct 6, 2008
    West Michigan
    Sounds neat! We don't drink coffee, otherwise I might try this.
     
  5. silentrunning

    silentrunning Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I love to "recycle" stuff. All my cages and pens are mostly freebie materials I have rescued from going into the landfill. Maybe we should have a complete forum of objects we have made for our birds from rescued materials.

    Doug
     
    Last edited: Apr 17, 2009
  6. citalk2much

    citalk2much Twilight Blessings Farm

    Dec 22, 2008
    GR MI: TN bound!
    Cool idea!
     
  7. monarc23

    monarc23 Coturnix Obsessed

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    awesome idea!!! Now if only i drank coffee [​IMG]

    no matter, I have litter containers I could make something cute out of. My one coturnix hen is hinting at broodiness in the rabbit hutch made a lil impression and I'm planning on here soon putting dried grass in there for her, and once I get all my testers out of the way letting her lay as many eggs in there as she wants and see if she will sit them [​IMG] they really seem to like the confined hidey-holes so a coffee can would probably make them pretty happy least it would mine [​IMG]
     
  8. bock

    bock Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sounds neat!!! [​IMG]
     

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