Quail and chickens

Discussion in 'Quail' started by Red Dog Ranch, Feb 11, 2012.

  1. Red Dog Ranch

    Red Dog Ranch Out Of The Brooder

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    Can you put quale in with chickens in their Run? Will they do O.K.? It is covered and roomy with a roomy Coup. If so will they all eat the samething?
     
  2. centurion90

    centurion90 Out Of The Brooder

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    I wouldnt suggest it. quail can catch a number of nasty bugs from chickens that are almost harmless to chickens. chickens would also be to aggressive and bully if not eat the quail. and no they dont eat the same thing . quail need alot more protein in their diet.
     
  3. stephanie1992

    stephanie1992 Chillin' With My Peeps

    i put my chickens and quail togetather sometimes. they do ok. but i did raise them togeather as chicks
     
  4. millebantam

    millebantam Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I keep mine together too. Sometimes when one of the quail jumps up on a chicken' back, I swear I can hear him yell "Yeehaww ride 'em cowboy", as he kicks the chicken in the side and they ride off into the sunset.
     
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  5. Bator Babies

    Bator Babies Out Of The Brooder

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    what breed of quail do you have?

     
  6. millebantam

    millebantam Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Texas A&M's, they were born to ride.
     
  7. 7L Farm

    7L Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Need a picture of this !!!
     
  8. Fat Daddy

    Fat Daddy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I dont think its a "Rodeo" deal, Thou the Texas A&M quail can get spurs like the chicken... Id guess its a dominance thing.... Quail just wants the chicken to know who's boss!
     
  9. mochicken

    mochicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    lmfao I am picturing it now, lol
     
  10. bfrancis

    bfrancis Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Lol at Mille, gives me a picture idea
     
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