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Quail cage height

Discussion in 'Quail' started by BooneHillbilly, Sep 15, 2009.

  1. BooneHillbilly

    BooneHillbilly Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Is 12" height enough for coutinox? I am looking at teirs of cages with poo pans under the cages.. Thanks!
     
  2. saddina

    saddina Internally Deranged

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    Quote:Yep, you don't want much higher. They jump straight up and the further they go, harder they hit. [​IMG] They're "not bright" like that.
     
  3. shelleyd2008

    shelleyd2008 the bird is the word

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    I wouldn't go less than 12", especially if you have jumbos. They can get pretty big. Coturnix don't seem to fly up as much as buttons do, but like saddi said, if they have more head room they will only gain momentum as they go.
     
  4. BooneHillbilly

    BooneHillbilly Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Good deal 12" is ideal for more cages:)
     
  5. Kullas

    Kullas Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:yep just cut 2' wire 4' long in half and then bend to make the 4 sides and then add a top, bottom and a door and you are done [​IMG]
     
  6. fitzy

    fitzy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My cages are all 8" high and I don't have any problems with my "jumbos".
     
  7. shelleyd2008

    shelleyd2008 the bird is the word

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    Quote:Are those your 'guaranteed 4 oz' birds? [​IMG]
     
  8. fitzy

    fitzy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Are those your 'guaranteed 4 oz' birds? [​IMG]

    haha....nice jab! [​IMG]
     
  9. shelleyd2008

    shelleyd2008 the bird is the word

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    Quote:Are those your 'guaranteed 4 oz' birds? [​IMG]

    haha....nice jab! [​IMG]

    Taking notes from you [​IMG]
     

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