Moving quail outside?

Discussion in 'Quail' started by stetson6576, Oct 1, 2009.

  1. stetson6576

    stetson6576 In the Brooder

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    When can I start to move my Coturnix out side, they will be three weeks old on saturday. They nightly temps have been dropping to about 50.

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  2. KellyHM

    KellyHM Crowing

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    You need to wait until they're fully feathered...6 weeks or so. Quail get chilled much easier than chickens.
     
  3. JJMR794

    JJMR794 Crowing

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    When You Do Move Them If Its Really Cool At Night You May Want To Put Their Heat Lamp In With Them And Run It At Night When Its Cooler So They Dont Huddle...
     

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