Soo approx. how many quail can i fit in a cage?

Discussion in 'Quail' started by monarc23, Aug 19, 2008.

  1. monarc23

    monarc23 Coturnix Obsessed

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    For $30 bucks my friend sold me a 10ft by 2 ft cage system (it's a hanging wire cage with 6 "holes"). I have it ziptied to my fence it's pretty light weight, and i'll be patching up some holes that were cut into it for rabbit feeders and water bottles, and it will be for me to selectively breed my coturnix and buttons (mostly my coturnix).

    Just curious how many coturnix would be reasonable to fit in a 20 1/2" by 2ft "hole"? I'm guessing three, but im curious if i could fit a 4th or even a 5th without them being "crowded".

    thanks!!

    here is it so far:::
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    ^^ The white hutch to the right of it is where i keep my adult pair of buttons

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  2. BirdBoy88

    BirdBoy88 Angel Egg

    Dec 26, 2007
    Maryland
    The cages on the left i'd say 2 coturnixs maybe 3 and the cage on the right i'd say 4 maybe 5

    quails will fight if there crouded
     
  3. monarc23

    monarc23 Coturnix Obsessed

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    Quote:yeah i deffinatly know that one [​IMG] I want to have (perferably) 1 male and 2 females per cage atleast so you assuming possbly 3 per cage is about ideal for me...though ofcourse im greedy and wish i could put more ...[​IMG] ha ha...
     

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