Please help

Discussion in 'Quail' started by LeafBlade12345, Oct 1, 2015.

  1. LeafBlade12345

    LeafBlade12345 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Hi everybody! I was wondering how many of you keep quail as a hobby in a relatively small backyard. We don't have room for anymore big pens, so has anyone had any luck with hanging cages, small pens on sand/dirt, or any small enclosures? Thanks in advance! I'd love to see pictures!
     
  2. spotsplus

    spotsplus Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I guess it depends on how many you plan to have. I kept 6 comfortably in a larger sized rabbit hutch.

    Tammie[​IMG]
     
  3. lalaland

    lalaland Overrun With Chickens

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    Tammie, what kind of quail? I have bobwhite....and will have to separate out some roosters come spring.
     
  4. LeafBlade12345

    LeafBlade12345 Chillin' With My Peeps

    We want only three or four...how often do you clean their cage? How long does it take? Thanks for the info!
     
  5. Jdunba

    Jdunba Out Of The Brooder

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    hi. I also have bobs. I have right now two cages in the summer and one in the winter.
     
  6. Jdunba

    Jdunba Out Of The Brooder

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    Didn't finish! One is a rabbit hutch like the photo previously posted. The other is home made. Photo below. I have 3 males and four hens. I spend about 15 minutes per cage on the daily standard clean which includes changing water and feed. I spend 1/2 hr on a deep cage clean done every couple of weeks. [​IMG]
     
  7. Jdunba

    Jdunba Out Of The Brooder

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    In the winter all are housed in the same cage. In the spring each make will have his own cage with a hen
     
  8. LeafBlade12345

    LeafBlade12345 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Interesting! Thank you all for your help, I hope to see more quail!
     

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