My quail (PIC'S)

Discussion in 'Quail' started by likes2grill, Sep 27, 2009.

  1. likes2grill

    likes2grill Out Of The Brooder

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    I thought I would start a thread on my quail. Last week I got 10 of them to start off with. Today they are 17 days old and I am very proud of them. I have wanted quail even before I got started with chickens just always told they are to hard to raise. Anyways here are some pic's of my start...
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  2. joebryant

    joebryant Overrun With Chickens

    Neat! What kind are they?
     
  3. Kullas

    Kullas Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i like the upside down flower pot. do they use it?

    They look like coturnex if so there not hard to keep at all. nice looking setup ya got
     
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  4. likes2grill

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    Quote:They are coturnix
     
  5. likes2grill

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    Quote:Yeah they love it. I put sand on the cardboard when I feed them and it helps keep it clean (nothing sticks) and they play in it all day.
     
  6. likes2grill

    likes2grill Out Of The Brooder

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    Something (I think a cat) killed 5 of them today. Only 4 left out of 10 [​IMG] . Pulled them through the wire as small as it is or most of the way through.
     
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  7. d73

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    Coons do that too.
     
  8. Kullas

    Kullas Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Im sorry to hear that. how high are they off the ground?
     
  9. renegaderidgefarm

    renegaderidgefarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    sorry about your loss!!!!! Dang predators!!!!!!!
     
  10. NancyDz

    NancyDz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yea sounds like a coon, get some hardware wire and line the cage with it. They will get more tonight... you may want to put them in something else or move the cage inside the garage or something until you can line the cage or cover the outside with 1/2" hardware wire. So sorry about your losses [​IMG]
     

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