Need ideas on a breeding pen for bobwhite quail

Discussion in 'Quail' started by Chicken8813, Sep 16, 2008.

  1. Chicken8813

    Chicken8813 Hatching

    Sep 15, 2008
    This is my first time raising quail. I have 30 bobwhite quail in a pen, 5ft by 2 1/2 ft.

    they are about 20 weeks old and will be laying eggs soon. I need ideas for breeding pens I heard the ratio was 1 male to 4 hens in a breeding pen. Would like to know how big a breeding pen should be for 5 quail. Looking to make only 2 pens, maybe 3 if it turns out good. Any affordable ideas out there, would like to make my own.
  2. monarc23

    monarc23 Coturnix Obsessed

    Jul 18, 2008
    Indiana, Pennsylvania
    I'll *BUMP* this for you. I wish i could help, i only have coturnix and buttons, i dont knwo much about the bobwhites hopefully someoen else will reply soon! [​IMG]

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