New to raising quail

Discussion in 'Quail' started by bucfan7273, Jul 9, 2016.

  1. bucfan7273

    bucfan7273 New Egg

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    My wife and I are going to raise quail in a couple of months. We are hoping to get use information by reading and asking alot of questions. So if I ask alot of dumb questions I apologize ahead of time.
     
  2. Ladybirdmama

    Ladybirdmama Out Of The Brooder

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    We are total newbies and getting our first chicks on Tuesday! Welcome [​IMG] Don't be afraid to ask "stupid" questions, we all start somewhere!
     
  3. Pineapple

    Pineapple Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome, stupid! I'm dumb and it's nice to have you here! :)
     
  4. eHuman

    eHuman Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Beware of male aggression at the 5 week mark. Have extras of watered, feeder and a box with air (a cardboard box can do in a pinch) for medical or aggression isolation. Poultry wound care meds also good to have on hand. Have fun with it. It is rewarding for the whole family. Boy that sounded negative. Know your birds personalities by spending time with them, it can give you a heads up before something happens sometimes.
     
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  5. Kim's Chix

    Kim's Chix Out Of The Brooder

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    I'm going to be hatching quail for the first time. I have chickens, ducks, and turkeys. They are all in separate pens. What do I need to know about quail? Any information would be great
     
  6. feedman77

    feedman77 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    As far as hatching I just did my first hatch. Didn't do anything different than what I have done for chickens or turkeys.

    Moved 30 eggs to the hatcher so far have hatched 25 so far.

     
  7. 007Sean

    007Sean Overrun With Chickens

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    eHuman, your right about wound care products, a great one i use is FURALL. It's a sulfa drug, you can get it ar TSC or local feed stores. Mainly for horses but works great on birds and humans.
     
  8. AnninNY

    AnninNY Just Hatched

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    I'm a chicken girl who is considering buying Coturnix Quail for eggs and meat. I have a big stall in the barn across the aisle from my chickens. It was previously occupied by 2 hens and a rabbit. I cleaned out the bedding which was quite clean. Would you suggest any other means of cleaning up to avoid passing germs from chick to quail? Also, can they be housed in the barn all the time?
     

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