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Quail in winter

Discussion in 'Quail' started by xke4, May 20, 2007.

  1. xke4

    xke4 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It looks as though someone has released some Cortunix quail (2) that have ended up at my daughter's workplace (wildlife rehab). They will be unable to release these birds as they are not native to this area. So of course she wants to bring them home. What would they require to survive a SW Ontario winter (the same temps and weather as Detroit)? I would not put them in with my ducks or my chickens so would be starting from scratch to build them some sort of habitat. Thanks C
     
  2. Marty1876

    Marty1876 Hi Everyone!

    They are happy caged, otherwise they need a sheltor out of the wind, mostly. If its below freezing, you may consider a heat lamp for the rest of the winter, then next year they may be able to acclimate to the changes. If they've been inside awhile, I'd think about a cage in the garage, barn, or stoop.
     
  3. Marty1876

    Marty1876 Hi Everyone!

    What Quail do you have??
     
  4. Kwartel

    Kwartel Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The OP posted this in 2007. I doubt they are still around waiting for an answer on this one.
     
  5. Marty1876

    Marty1876 Hi Everyone!

    I figured that, but with a new post, other people may see it again, and we can still talk quail. I posted that to try to get someone else with quail to come and visit about them.


    Do you have quail?
     
  6. Kwartel

    Kwartel Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Alright, I can't have people getting all upset over my honest opinion of how they choose to try to communicate. I'll rescind my comments and take my quail and go home. I'd rather talk to them anyway.
     
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  7. Marty1876

    Marty1876 Hi Everyone!

    Reuse/Recyle.

    LIke we need another new thread with 3 entries. But hey, do sa you like. IF you don't like how I've done it, maybe yuo shuold start a general quail discussioin. If you've raised quial awile, there are only so many new topics, but perhaps you have some "new and interesting topic" you'd like to share.

    I think I worry more about trading or buying fresh stock that meats my requirements and is unrelated. And its nice to talk to people who understand our unique perspective.

    No need to be inpolite. Besides, its not like I went looking. It was in the quial forum and saw the link, and I don't look at every date.

    All blessings.
     
    Last edited: Feb 16, 2012
  8. chickbird

    chickbird Chillin' With My Peeps

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    hey, even if posted before, can't we be nice, this is such a wonderful group of people, it just looks like don't post an answer rather than post something that is hurtful and so public, just pm the person nicely if you are so upset. thanks
     
  9. Kwartel

    Kwartel Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Your quail are not allowed to play with mine anymore.
     
    Last edited: Feb 16, 2012
  10. MobyQuail

    MobyQuail c. giganticus

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    shucks, when I started I responded to threads that had been carved in stone...
     

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