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Quail Breeding Cages (Need some ideas)

Discussion in 'Quail' started by DNAatWork, Jan 17, 2011.

  1. DNAatWork

    DNAatWork Out Of The Brooder

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    I'm going to start constructing cages for my quail (I'm really excited). I need some ideas to build the cages first. Any input would be appreciated thanks.
     
  2. Robo

    Robo Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 15, 2010
    Knoxville,TN
    What kind of quail?
     
  3. DNAatWork

    DNAatWork Out Of The Brooder

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    Cuturnix qauil, I am thinking of pure breeding them too if that helps any [​IMG]
     
  4. Buttercup Chillin

    Buttercup Chillin Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 27, 2008
    SouthEast TX
    Check out the pen sticky at the top of this section. Lots of ideas.
     
  5. Robo

    Robo Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 15, 2010
    Knoxville,TN
    I would make some big wire pens that set on a shelf. That would make good breeder pens, for colony pens I use 12x2 pens with one side that has 2 wire windows, and the end is wire.
     
  6. DNAatWork

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    Thanks!!! How much of a hieght does the cage need to be? Some cages are 1 foot - 3 feet tall?
     
  7. Robo

    Robo Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 15, 2010
    Knoxville,TN
    I keep mine around 2 feet tall, but 1 foot would be enough. If you go higher than 2 feet they will boink and break their necks on the roof. For my bobwhites I have trampoline netting at the top so they can't get hurt.
     
  8. shelleyd2008

    shelleyd2008 the bird is the word

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  9. JJMR794

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