nests

Discussion in 'Quail' started by trapper john, Mar 9, 2013.

  1. trapper john

    trapper john Out Of The Brooder

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    im looking for some nests for my qial i wnt to try and get the hens to brood what is the best material fir their nests?
     
  2. TwoCrows

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

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    Quail don't go broody all that often, so don't hold your breath. LOL Grass hay works well, even wood shavings, shredded paper, anything they can work into the nest shape. They enjoy laying their eggs in hidey spaces, so provide something they can sneak into....over turned flower pots with a mouse hole cut in the bottom work well.
     
  3. MrNappy

    MrNappy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 23, 2012
    Ajax, Ontario
    ( Which quail? )
     
  4. trapper john

    trapper john Out Of The Brooder

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    there kinda tan colored some have ruffed grouse like markings..
     
  5. MrNappy

    MrNappy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 23, 2012
    Ajax, Ontario
    Yea, i think that's coturnix so they probably won't go broody
     

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