new quail housing, a little help/opinion/advice needed is this suitable?

Discussion in 'Quail' started by spish, Dec 3, 2013.

  1. spish

    spish De Regenboog Kippetjes

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    hi all i have seen a wonderful 'house' for sale and am considering to buy it for the quail (i have button and cortunix)

    would i be able to fit my group of 6 corts in one and my groep of 11 buttons in the other (with plenty of hiding places etc) or is the wire maybe to big and they can get out?

    sizes are as follows

    l x w x h - 100 x 54,5 x 118 cm

    the wire measurements are: black wire bars (2mm thick), distance apart 14 mm

    its got plastic trays that can be taken out for cleaning and both sections can be joined with stairs (if i just wanted to keep one big group cortunix in there they would have a 2 level house) its got extra high edges so the litter cant fall out so easily
    big doors front side and above for easy access and as its a show room model it will only cost €100 instead of the €349 normal price. i love it but dont know if its suitable for the quail?

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  2. TwoCrows

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

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    Looks like a very nice pen for Coturnix quail. However Button quail are way too tiny for a set up like this, need smaller wire and bars, and also need to be kept indoors. They are not cold hardy quail. However your Cots would do well in this pen. :)
     
  3. spish

    spish De Regenboog Kippetjes

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    this is for indoors :) i was thinking of using the bottom one for the buttons but maybe put smaller aviary wire around it first?
     
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    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend... Staff Member

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    Oh...ok then. As long as you do some "updating" for the Buttons, I would think this is a great pen for your quail! I would go for it and make the purchase. Having to build one like this is a lot of work.
     

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