Separated my bobwhite and I have watering and caging questions.

Discussion in 'Quail' started by TheJadeChicken, Nov 2, 2012.

  1. TheJadeChicken

    TheJadeChicken Chillin' With My Peeps

    Okay, so I separated my little Bobwhite from the 3 naked necks. Gave him a clean feeder and waterer.

    What are some ways to give him Electrolytes?

    Can I give him ACV with the "mother" in his water?

    What is a good sized cage for a single quail? And a trio of quail?
     
  2. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend... Staff Member

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  3. TheJadeChicken

    TheJadeChicken Chillin' With My Peeps

    Okay thank you!

    But what how does one give electrolytes? Like Sav-A-Chick, or something?

    I am curious just in case, I am trying my best to keep him healthy. To avoid need to do any "medical" wise on him. :)
     
  4. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend... Staff Member

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    If you have him on a good diet, electrolytes are not needed. Electrolytes are mainly water with salts and sugars added. You could offer up veggies and fruits to him and get the same effect. Quail love greens, quartered apples and peaches, peas, corn on the cob, dried fruits and nuts, etc...

    However if you wish to add them to the water and have some sort of powdered mixture, you will need to read the directions. I have never used Sav a chick. I have heard Pedialyte works well. But I have never used it.
     
  5. TheJadeChicken

    TheJadeChicken Chillin' With My Peeps

    Okay thank you. I was just curious. He is pretty happy and healthy. So I don't see myself using any in the near future. :)
     

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