Turkeys and quail

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by Mt. Baker Quail, May 26, 2011.

  1. Mt. Baker Quail

    Mt. Baker Quail Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am thinking about putting my quail cages and turkeys in the same pen. Is there a disease that turkeys can pass on to quail or vice versa?
     
  2. Alexander

    Alexander Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I only know about chickens passing diseases to turkeys.
    I am not a quail expert so any other BYCer?
     
  3. bryan99705

    bryan99705 Chillin' With My Peeps

    From the little bit of research I'm done, you may have a Blackhead threat but no different than from chickens. If the threat of Blackhead is low in you're area, you should be OK especially since it sounds like the quail will be contained. Might ask the quail people how prone quail are to BH disease
     
  4. Denninmi

    Denninmi Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Disease wise might be OK, but I'd be afraid that the turkeys would kill and possibly even eat the quail.
     
  5. Alexander

    Alexander Chillin' With My Peeps

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    No, I dont think so except if you have them in a really small place.Then they could peck them.
     

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