Starting my Quail pen today!

Discussion in 'Quail' started by KristaChickenWhisperer, May 18, 2010.

  1. KristaChickenWhisperer

    KristaChickenWhisperer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yesterday I got two bobwhite quail chicks (I am already madly in love with them!!) and I want to give myself plenty of time to get their pen done. What are some things I should include?
     
  2. crash0330

    crash0330 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well for starters I think you should include more than just 2 Bobwhites, in the winter they need to be in groups so they can keep body heat. anyways for the pen you should have at least 1sq ft per bird, if youre raising them on wire make sure they have a sand box, they love to take sand baths thats what mine do most of the day, also make sure the wire in the bottonm is 1/2in its just big enough fpor the poop to fall through. Well i cant think of anything else, but Im pretty sure somebody will come up with a better answer!
    And congrats on the new babies!
     

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