Size of hardware cloth for quail pen...pics of pens?

Discussion in 'Quail' started by kristenm1975, May 25, 2010.

  1. kristenm1975

    kristenm1975 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello all! I am contemplating getting quail (would love Gambels if I can find them, of Ca Valleys) and am wondering if the 1/2 inch hardware cloth I have would work as the bottom of their pen? Also, I'd love to see pictures of other folks' quail cages/pens and how they made them. Thank you!
     
  2. aprophet

    aprophet Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I don,t know about gambels , yet [​IMG] but 1/2 X 1 " is almost too small for my bobs who knew they would get this big [​IMG]
     
  3. chickenwhisperer

    chickenwhisperer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My Valley breeders HATE being on wire . . .
     
  4. JJMR794

    JJMR794 Overrun With Chickens

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    1/2 Inch Square Works Fine
     
  5. kristenm1975

    kristenm1975 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wow, so pretty much try it and find out eh? You all have totally different policies on the subject. Thank you for the response. Anyone else? I want to see if there starts to be a pattern to the responses, rather than each one being different and contradictory. [​IMG][​IMG]
     
  6. aprophet

    aprophet Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:just curious were they always on wire or have they been in an aviary I was thinking about some gambels but my pens are about to get much larger [​IMG]

    I have been around bobs friends of mine keep that I hunt with. I trust JJ's experience so far it has saved me a lot of headaches really lessened my learning curve quiet a bit.
     

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