Quail and chickens?

Discussion in 'Quail' started by dylan729, Apr 15, 2012.

  1. dylan729

    dylan729 Out Of The Brooder

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    Can quail and chickens coexist in the same coop?
     
  2. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend... Staff Member

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    Absolutely not. Some folks have done it with success, however chickens do carry diseases that can and will kill quail. Also, chickens are much larger and will often kill quail.

    Chickens and quail have different feed requirements.

    So it is advised to house the quail in their own quarters.
     
  3. dylan729

    dylan729 Out Of The Brooder

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    Ok Thx twocrowsranch
     

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