Quails and Heat

Discussion in 'Quail' started by AndreaGS, Mar 2, 2009.

  1. AndreaGS

    AndreaGS Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 12, 2008
    West Sacramento, CA
    So I'm moving along slowly but steadily in my plot to acquire and keep quails - thanks for all the help so far!

    I'll be keeping jumbo coturnix most likely. Now, I've seen a lot about how they tolerate the cold. That's fine, it doesn't get very cold here.

    But it does get hot here. Do they tolerate hot weather ok? We'll be growing a tree next to the cage/hutch/thing, but obviously...that'll take a couple years before it's very effective.

    Thank you again!
  2. sandspoultry

    sandspoultry Everybody loves a Turkey

    Feb 10, 2008
    Eastern NC
    It gets in the mid to upper 90's here in the summer and they do fine, there is plenty of shade for them.

    Steve in NC
  3. linebacker

    linebacker Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 6, 2007
    North West Tennessee
    I would also try to ensure they have adequate ventilation along with the shade.

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