Quail Fight Pens

Discussion in 'Quail' started by CoyoteMagic, Apr 13, 2009.

  1. CoyoteMagic

    CoyoteMagic RIP ?-2014

    I'm looking at building a flight pen for my Bobwhites. It is going to be in a little clearing in my backyard. How big would it have to be for say 30 birds?

    Anybody got pics of theirs
  2. monarc23

    monarc23 Coturnix Obsessed

    Jul 18, 2008
    Indiana, Pennsylvania
    I have no help for you herebut hopefully Lophora sees this he's a mass encyclopedia of info in this area! [​IMG]
  3. Lophura

    Lophura Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 23, 2008
    Holden, Missouri
    Quote:The bigger you can make it, the better!! The minimum that I would go with for that number of quail would be a 24' long, 8' wide, 6' high. Ensure lots of cover is planted as well as logs, rocks, and other natural items to keep them busy and stimulated.

    See https://www.backyardchickens.com/forum/viewtopic.php?id=153981

    Galliforme photos - http://www.flickr.com/photos/lophura/sets/72157604751391751/

    , this is what I would do. Others would cram that many in a much smaller setting, but you have to be careful how you house the wild species, never know who may stop in and visit your aviaries. We are taking a beating with the AR nuts, so the better we can show these off to the officials, the better it will be for all of us.


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