Quail next week

Discussion in 'Quail' started by rhodeislandred18, Mar 1, 2014.

  1. rhodeislandred18

    rhodeislandred18 Out Of The Brooder

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    The quail will be picked up next week, their coop is almost completed! Pictures to follow shorty
     
  2. WaterfowlWierdo

    WaterfowlWierdo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What kind are you getting?
     
  3. rhodeislandred18

    rhodeislandred18 Out Of The Brooder

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    Coturnix quail
     
  4. WaterfowlWierdo

    WaterfowlWierdo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Fun! How many and what colors?
     
  5. rhodeislandred18

    rhodeislandred18 Out Of The Brooder

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    6, just the average run of the mill from the feed store, almost finished with their cages, got to say they are cherry
     
  6. WaterfowlWierdo

    WaterfowlWierdo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Cool, post pictures when you get them!
     
  7. rhodeislandred18

    rhodeislandred18 Out Of The Brooder

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    So it started with framing out the roof and floor.

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    Then 'studs' we're stood to give the coop a complete framework along with wired completely, I have dividers that can be easily removed or added back in to make this big cage into 3 smaller breeding pens

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    Then the doors were cut and a roof was added, doors are latched and hinged like so [​IMG]

    It still needs some 2x4 legs to get it up off the ground but it is basically complete minus the legs and outside watering and feeding systems, and I still need to pick up my birds later this week.

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    Oh and the whole thing only cost me 21 dollars for the wire and hardware, everything else was free scrap from my Job I set aside

    I call it the quail condo what do you all think?
     
  8. WaterfowlWierdo

    WaterfowlWierdo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I like it, will the short depth makes it easy for egg collection too which is important.....I have a pen similar to it thats 3 feet deep and its a pain
     
  9. rhodeislandred18

    rhodeislandred18 Out Of The Brooder

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    I'm totally going for small effort it's easy to clean, get birds, get eggs, feed and water, do you know if two Roos with enough hens will work living together or should they stay separated
     
  10. pawtraitart

    pawtraitart Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I really like this cage!
     

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