Raising coturnix quail in grow out cage.

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by crazzzymike13, Feb 26, 2012.

  1. crazzzymike13

    crazzzymike13 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I was given a 3 tier grow out brooder cage. I was wondering since Coturnix quail are small and you can butcher them in about 6 weeks. Would it be ok to just keep them in the grow out cage til butcher time? Thank you.

    Mike
     
  2. Highland Moongazer

    Highland Moongazer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've kept mine in a 4'x2' rabbit cage all of their existence, save for the first week and a half because of their tiny feet. I'd say that as long as they don't fall through or get out between the bars, they're fine. You will be butchering them before they get into crazy murder mode, so you could keep as many as is practical in there at the same time and not really worry about it.
     
  3. crazzzymike13

    crazzzymike13 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I will try it out and see how it works Thanks for taking the time to answer my question.
     
  4. Dingo

    Dingo Chillin' With My Peeps

    Should be fine.
     

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