Moving quail in with others

Discussion in 'Quail' started by Pete22, Aug 15, 2014.

  1. Pete22

    Pete22 New Egg

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    I have two cages set up side by side. One has 8 jumbo browns, the other has 5 standard size of all different colors. Each cage can see each other and the five standard size ones have been there for 3 weeks now. Can I move the ones i want to keep in with the jumbos to free up the cage for a new hatch or am i asking for trouble?
     
  2. dc3085

    dc3085 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Each set of birds currently believes that they own their territory and will most likely defend it aggressively. When you add them together it works best if all birds go in a new cage at the same time. Also adding them late at night seems to make the transition easier.
     

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