Neighbor kid wants to to raise Cortounix quail on my property

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Yellow Dragon, Nov 14, 2014.

  1. Yellow Dragon

    Yellow Dragon New Egg

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    Hi,

    I'm new here. The only thing I've ever done with birds is hunt them and eat them. My neighbor kid texted me the other day, because for some reason they won't call with the same device they use to text. He was excited about raising quail. I thought it would be fun to free range them, but I'm not sure this will work.

    I'm pretty excited about it now also. I have a play structure in my yard that can be converted into a coop. I'll post a picture here for ideas. We are looking at getting some quail around the end of December. I have no idea where to start, so any help will be appreciated.

    I'm thinking about running another roof structure along the top of the swings. This somehow building it all in. The second story may be too tall to get the quail to walk up. I'm also thinking of putting a floor in the bottom room so I can clean it out.




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  2. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Welcome to BYC! Glad you decided to join our flock. I'm a chicken person and don't know much about quail (never had any), but they sure are cute little birds. You should post on our quail section at https://www.backyardchickens.com/f/48/quail, and take advantage of our quail experts there. Please feel free to ask any questions you may have. We are here to help in any way we can. Good luck with your quail.
     
  3. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    :welcome Glad you joined us!

    I don't know much about quail. However, if you post in the quail section of the forums, I'm sure members there can help.
     
  4. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! Please make yourself at home and we are here to help.
     
  5. Yellow Dragon

    Yellow Dragon New Egg

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    I posted my question in the quail forum. Thank you.
     
  6. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    You're welcome.
     
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC, I'm wondering why he doesn't raise quail on his family property. Maybe the parents object to this.
     
  8. sunflour

    sunflour Flock Master Premium Member

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    [​IMG] So glad you joined us.
     
  9. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend... Staff Member

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    Hello there and welcome to BYC! [​IMG]

    Good luck with your quail projects and welcome to our flock!
     
  10. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC![​IMG] We're glad to have you.
     

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