My pet bobs' new coop/hutch *pic*

Discussion in 'Quail' started by Missi, Sep 24, 2011.

  1. Missi

    Missi Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I plan to add another roosting perch & some natural little shelters soon. They are almost 2 months old. What do ya think?
     
  2. Missi

    Missi Chillin' With My Peeps

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  3. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend Staff Member

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    Very nice Missi. Those hutches make great coops for quail don't they? I have one that is about 3 times that size in the greenhouse attached to the aviaries that the bob's use for shelter from the weather. They love it! Good job. [​IMG]
     
  4. JJMR794

    JJMR794 Overrun With Chickens

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    Very Pretty... Is It By Chance Outside? If Yes I Would Recomend Covering The Outside With 1/2 Hardware Cloth And Securing The Poop Tray So It Cannot Be Slid Out By Predators... Wouldnt Want Anything To Happen To Your Babies, And These Guys Will Attract Every Would-be Predator For 3 Counties In Any Direction
     
  5. DuckLover2399

    DuckLover2399 Avian American

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  6. quailmale

    quailmale Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote"I plan to add another roosting perch & some natural little shelters soon. They are almost 2 months old. What do ya think?"

    I think you will find they will not use the roosts, but they will hide behind something bushy. [​IMG]
     
  7. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend Staff Member

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    Definitely add some branches so they can have some privacy. They will enjoy that. They won't use the perches much, but they will still like the effect! Nice!
     
  8. _Randall_

    _Randall_ Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Very Nice Homestead, Missi....... [​IMG]
     
  9. Missi

    Missi Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hey guys! Thanks for the comments & suggestions! I definitely appreciate suggestions!

    This is somewhat outside. It is in my back screened-in porch. I will still add those suggested modifications, for sure. I'd be devastated if anything happened to my little flock.

    What can I add for enrichment? Do quail even need enrichment? Parrots do, but do quail?
     
  10. Animalian

    Animalian Chillin' With My Peeps

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    hang up treats rather than putting them on the floor or in a bowl, it makes them more interactive! Because they move around and have to be chased and stalked to be pecked! Just like hunting for bugs.
     

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