Quial and Pheasants

Discussion in 'Quail' started by Backyarders, Dec 20, 2012.

  1. Backyarders

    Backyarders New Egg

    Dec 20, 2012
    Heey!! My b/f and I are fixing to buy some quial, and we already have half a dozen ringneck pheasants. Is it ok to put the quial in the same pin as the pheasants?
  2. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend Staff Member

    Mar 21, 2011
    New Mexico, USA
    My Coop
    There is a huge size difference in the two species, and if your pheasants are aggressive, this could cause injury or even death to the quail. But that does not mean it cannot be done. You might want to add lots of "hidey" places, or brush piles for the quail, keep food and water near or under these places so the quail are not so exposed and can hide from the pheasants. And of course keep close tabs on any aggression from the pheasants.

    As far as disease transfer, if everybody is healthy to begin with, pheasants and quail being of the same family, can co exist together. Good luck!

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