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Quail and Hot weather

Discussion in 'Quail' started by jackson41, Jul 19, 2011.

  1. jackson41

    jackson41 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have been giving my coturnix ice cold cucumber halves in this hot streak. They now see me coming and are right by the door waiting for their treat! Lots of liquid and a cold drink. Any other ideas?
     
  2. TwoCrows

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

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    Cold peas!! Peas are like "quail crack"! You can also mist them down with water if it gets really hot.
     
  3. shelleyd2008

    shelleyd2008 the bird is the word

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    Make sure they have plenty of 'dust' in their dust pans. Dusting keeps them cool. You can use sand, ashes, dirt, pretty much anything that is 'dusty'.

    Mine have rabbit water bottles on the front of their cage...they often use it like a shower [​IMG]
     
  4. JJMR794

    JJMR794 Overrun With Chickens

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    Just Mount A Window Shaker Style A/c Unit On The Side Of Their Pen [​IMG]
     
  5. jackson41

    jackson41 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:My birds really enjoyed the Fireplace last winter. They would all snuggle to gather in front on a blankie!!!
    The AC goes in tomorrow! Thanks JJ, We can always count on you for for good advice. Kate
     

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