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moving out doors looking for advice

Discussion in 'Quail' started by DonnaMiniFarm1, Apr 22, 2016.

  1. DonnaMiniFarm1

    DonnaMiniFarm1 Out Of The Brooder

    May 2, 2014
    Hi All, I will be moving my coturnix quail outside. I have a 3ft by 3ft brooder that I will put inside a dog run 4X8. I live in NY on long Island. so I'm wondering about heating for them? How far should they be away from my chickens and ducks? Should I be locking them in what will be there coop at night? I hear they are stupid as far as knowing to coop themselves at night. how large or small should the doorway be open for them? Any help or suggestions is appreciated.

  2. gebjr764

    gebjr764 New Egg

    Apr 25, 2016
    Beacon ,ny
    I live in upstate ny i put my quail last week at 6 wks old i have them in a 36'' wide by 6' long run with a small hutch on one endi don't have heat on them anymore and they do go into the hutch

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