Quails not using coop

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Tiaan Smuts, Oct 12, 2016.

  1. Tiaan Smuts

    Tiaan Smuts New Egg

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    Hi all.
    I have a few jumbo quails and i gave them a nice coop with a small yard of about 2m x 1m but they seem to sleep in the yard and none of them wants to enter the coop? Does anyone know why this is please help
     
  2. Tiaan Smuts

    Tiaan Smuts New Egg

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    I currently have 4 females and one male they love the small yard and lives to take dust baths. They started giving me my first eggs yesterday but i thought that they wil at least use the coop to lay eggs or to sleep in but they dont..
     
  3. Tiaan Smuts

    Tiaan Smuts New Egg

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    Sorry. I just realised this is the introduction area[​IMG] My name is Tiaan and i am from South Africa. I just started with Jumbo Quails and i really love having them. They are so entertaining and i love spending time with them
     
  4. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings, Tiaan, and :welcome! Great to have you aboard! Best wishes and thanks for joining BYC! :)
     
  5. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC, Tiaan - thanks for joining us. Hopefully the peeps on the quail forum will be able to help you out.

    Best wishes
    CT
     
  6. CuzChickens

    CuzChickens CountryChick

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    Hello, and welcome to Backyard chickens! Glad you joined us, and I hope your quail start using the coop! I have never raised quail, but when my chickens were first introduced to the coop, I had pick them up and set them on the roost every night for about a week. But now they have it all figured out. You might like to check out the South Africa thread, here is a link to it: https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/595787/chicken-breeders-or-folks-in-south-africa. I hope you have fun here!
     
  7. QueenMisha

    QueenMisha Queen of the Coop

    Welcome to BYC! It's great to have you.
     
  8. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  9. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    [​IMG] I don't know anything about quail but, if you post on the "Quail thread," I'm sure they can help you out. Just put Quaill thread in the search box above and it will take you there.
     

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