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Temperary cage for a trio of button quial I made.

Discussion in 'Quail' started by Ironsun, Jul 28, 2009.

  1. Ironsun

    Ironsun Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi,

    I would like to show a "cage" I had to make in a hurry to house a trio of white button quail some one gave me.

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    It's very simple to make, from a cardboard box from the supermarket , some wire and a bit of tape. If made smaller, they can be used to house single or an injured bird if you wished.

    They can last about a month before coming damp, plenty of time to make a permanate cage.

    Ironsun.
     
  2. ranchhand

    ranchhand Rest in Peace 1956-2011

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    Cool! Quick thinking on your feet! [​IMG]
     
  3. Mosti

    Mosti Out Of The Brooder

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    very very neat...[​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  4. Emilys3guppies

    Emilys3guppies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Awesome! That looks great.
     
  5. monarc23

    monarc23 Coturnix Obsessed

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    heyy "disposable cages" [​IMG]
     
  6. thenewbckyrdchicknfrmer

    thenewbckyrdchicknfrmer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    good thinking [​IMG] but, i would put a layer of plastic over the bottom and alittle bit on the sides, so if the waterer fell or it got wet, it wouldnt make the cardboard fall apart. but that just my .002
     
  7. Wawa21

    Wawa21 Out Of The Brooder

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    Looks cool! I'll have to try that I always have more coturnix coming in from hatches so if I need the space and dont have the time. I'll have to try it.
     
  8. shelleyd2008

    shelleyd2008 the bird is the word

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    I've used boxes for cages before, for coturnix. My first quad of jumbos was in the house until they were at least 3 months old (they were already laying). I just put an absorbent puppy pad underneath the waterer, to catch any spills [​IMG]

    Very nice temp cage Ironsun!
     
  9. citalk2much

    citalk2much Twilight Blessings Farm

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    Smart thinking
     
  10. layer12

    layer12 New Egg

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    vary vary cool [​IMG]
     

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