Rollout Quail cage

Discussion in 'Quail' started by injunjoe, Jul 25, 2008.

  1. injunjoe

    injunjoe Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I started making this after work yesterday. The first section is 26" x 19" X 11".
    The rest of the cage will be sectioned off into three 10" x 19" breeding units.
    The dividers slide in and out to make one large cage or any combo you like!
    It will have a feed trough outside and water cup system.
    Well back to work. More pics soon.
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    Last edited: Jul 25, 2008
  2. Wolf-Kim

    Wolf-Kim Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks good!

    -Kim
     
  3. SamG347

    SamG347 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Very Impressive! Is that 1/4" wire on the bottom? That might work but you might also have more poop sticking on top of the wire instead of going through.
    Keep us updated with pics!
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  4. injunjoe

    injunjoe Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you Kim

    Quote:Thanks Sam, yes that is 1/4" wire. A very good point you have there!
    The little Bobwhites just looked to small for 1/2" wire to me. [​IMG] Although
    They are getting bigger by the minute.

    The cage is held to the base with just hog rings so hind site before me I will replace it with some vinyl coated 1/2" cloth. Thanks for your input.

    The eggs you sent me are due to hatch by this Sunday. I have my CCTV cam in there,
    hoping to get some cool vid of the hatch. [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  5. BirdBoy88

    BirdBoy88 Angel Egg

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    Love it [​IMG]
     
  6. injunjoe

    injunjoe Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Thank you!
    Here is a picture of my "redneck metal break"
    The metal is roof flashing for the deviders it needs a double hem so there are no razor edges for the Quail to get cut on so this is what I cam up with!
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    A closer view of the sheet the be folded.
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  7. equus2

    equus2 Chillin' With My Peeps

    I cannot find wire anywhere. Where did you get it?
     
  8. injunjoe

    injunjoe Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I found most of it at Lowes. Home Depot never seems to restock there hardware cloth.
    The 1/2" vinyl coated hardware cloth came from Tractor supply.
     
  9. wilds of pa

    wilds of pa Chillin' With My Peeps

    Joe your bobs will love you..

    those are some awesome cages..

    Charlie
     

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