1. ButtonQuailBoy

    ButtonQuailBoy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I need mega mini coop ideas for my button quails...I want it to be nice looking but not huge by any means. i'm thinking the coop will be 4' L x 4' W x 5'H and the run should be
    5' L x 6' W x 5' or 6' H

    I want tips on what to put in the coop, what to put in the run, and what paint's are safe and of course cool ideas! Okay awaiting a response,

    JD
     
  2. gumpsgirl

    gumpsgirl Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Good morning! Have you looked at the coop designs link at the top of this forum? There are lots of great ideas for small, medium, and large coops. [​IMG]
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  3. tiffanyh

    tiffanyh Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 8, 2007
    Connecticut
    Is it for your buttons??? You could use a large aquarium for them. I have an outdoor avairy that mine are in, but they come in in the winter and are in a cage with a 1" grid.....the one you aer building would be HUGE for them. They would never even use 1/2 of it probably. I would go more with an aviary design, than a chicken coop design, since you may want to consider the safety door an aviary offers, once a button get out, it is NEVER coming back!!!

    You can alter a dog house......either way, be sure to use the harware cloth for buttons, not chicken wire! Good Luck!
     
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  4. ButtonQuailBoy

    ButtonQuailBoy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well I'm planning to add on to my flock. Different types of quail probably...
     
  5. Dawn419

    Dawn419 Lost in the Woods

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  6. LynneP

    LynneP Chillin' With My Peeps

    I think it would be great if you could have your coop floor raised so it's easier to service the area. I think quail might prove an exciting opportunity for a coop that is SO easy to clean! Why not start a new thread addressed to quail raisers?[​IMG]
     
  7. tiffanyh

    tiffanyh Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 8, 2007
    Connecticut
    I would definatley address a thread to quail people....but your buttons will have to be house separately since they are the size of finch.
     

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