Quail smell

Discussion in 'Quail' started by Luke Camilleri, Apr 23, 2019.

  1. Luke Camilleri

    Luke Camilleri In the Brooder

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    Hi
    I just wanted to ask if there is anything i could do to reduce the smell of their feces. I keep 12 quail indoors on a wire bottom cage and use paper to line the poop trays.
    I was wondering if there is a way to reduce the smell. Maybe using a different bedding to line the trays.
     
  2. BReeder!

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    Line the tray with PDZ. Can be purchased at TSC.
     
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  3. TelfTheElf

    TelfTheElf Songster

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    clean them out????
     
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  4. Luke Camilleri

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    I clean them out every 3 days but after a day or two the smell gets quite bad
     
  5. Luke Camilleri

    Luke Camilleri In the Brooder

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    PDZ?
     
  6. Texas Kiki

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    You could use dirt to help absorb some of the smell and clean the trays daily.
     
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  8. BReeder!

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    PDZ or Sweet PDZ is product used with horses and poultry amongst other animals. It comes in a granular or powder form. Go with the granular. It absorbs ammonia and moisture. This works great to keep odors down. You can shift the poop out with a mesh sifter. I use a kitty litter scoop for chicken poop. Quail poop is a bit small though fir a kitty litter scoop.
     
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  9. Luke Camilleri

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    Ok thanks i will try it.
     
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