pics of my pen in progress and my new mexican speckled bobs.

Discussion in 'Quail' started by Little_Bigfoot, May 8, 2011.

  1. Little_Bigfoot

    Little_Bigfoot Chillin' With My Peeps

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    so if you have followed my threads i was building an 8 foot run, which ended up not being enough so i planned on building a four section pen but decided to make it a two section pen instead, still in progress i need to add the side walls (its just wire sides right now) as well as the poo trays , should have that done tomarrow, also added a pic of my "nesting box" which i made for the quail to get a chance to get away from me, the top opens so i can get eggs out, and a pic of my new mexican speckleds which a guy gave to me after i gave him some male coturnix quail, we seem to have a good barter system going he is getting a free pair of blue scales from me next lol, my next mission is finding mearns quail.



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  2. MobyQuail

    MobyQuail c. giganticus

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    nice work, nice trade.
     
  3. JJMR794

    JJMR794 Overrun With Chickens

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    LOOKS SUPER BUT I WOULD CHANGE THE DOOR HINGES... SPASTIC AS THEY ARE A DOWN HINGED DOOR CAN BE RATHER UNWEILDY WHEN YOU GET THE IDEA TO SLAM IT SHUT TO PREVENT ESCAPE... SIDE HINGED WORKS BETTER AND TOP HINGED ARE GREAT... SIMPLY GET OUT OF THE DOORWAY AND THEY SLAM THEMSELVES--- JUST A THOUGHT [​IMG]

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  4. Little_Bigfoot

    Little_Bigfoot Chillin' With My Peeps

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    yep already thought of that, the outside doors open up and there is a wire sub wall that has a 6 inch by 4 inch opening for daily maintenance the inside doors that are down are for changing the waterers and cleaning the cage
     
  5. JJMR794

    JJMR794 Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:YOU GOT THIS.. [​IMG]

    MY NEXT SUGESSTION WOULD HAVE BEEN THE DOUBLE OPENING THING. I DO THAT ON MY HONEYMOON SUITES USED FOR BREEDING PAIRS... USE THE SOFT NETTING AND JUST MAKE AN OVERLAPPING SET OF INNER FLAPS.. SO I CAN REACH THRU THE OVERLAP BUT THEY CANT SPAZ AND COME OUT THRU IT. WORKS GREAT
     

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