pecking problem's

Discussion in 'Quail' started by duckin88, Oct 9, 2011.

  1. duckin88

    duckin88 In the Brooder

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    I had 38 quail in a brooder and now I'm down to about 30. My problem is some are pecking the top of the beaks off and killing the others. I don't think it is overcrowding because my last hatch I had more than this and had no problems. I even put limbs and such in there thinking it might stop it but it didn't help. Any suggestions.
     

  2. Stellar

    Stellar The Quail Lady

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    What type of quail and how old are they?
     
  3. Missi

    Missi Songster

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    Oh Lordy.... [​IMG]

    They must be bobs [​IMG]
     
  4. duckin88

    duckin88 In the Brooder

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    They are georgia jumbos and they are about five or six weeks old. Like I said I thought it might be overcrowding but the last batch was bigger than this one and I didn't have this problem.
     

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