Quail and Pigeons

Discussion in 'Quail' started by WaterfowlWierdo, Dec 1, 2013.

  1. WaterfowlWierdo

    WaterfowlWierdo Songster

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    Can I house bobwhite quail with some pigeons? They will have plenty of room, just wondering if its ok.
     

  2. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend Staff Member

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    Troy, I have heard of folks keeping doves with quail and they do fine. AS LONG as the doves are disease free. Doves don't carry horribly contagious disease like Coryza that chickens carry, but if the doves don't have any respiratory ailments or any other obvious issues, then I believe it is safe to mix the two. :)

    Edit to add: Just remember, mixing any new birds into an existing flock is risky. So you take your chances.
     
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  3. WaterfowlWierdo

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    Thank you again Leyla!
     

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