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What time should I bring my quail chicks outside?

Discussion in 'Quail' started by SpringChicken2, Jan 8, 2017.

  1. SpringChicken2

    SpringChicken2 Out Of The Brooder

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    I have Coturnix quail chicks and they are not yet ready to be outside, but I wanted to know in advanced, what the best age would be to go outside in the aviary
     
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  2. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    Once they are fully feathered, like you would with chickens.
     
  3. SpringChicken2

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    Ok thanks for helpful advice!
     
  4. Binki

    Binki Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Just remember if you're dealing with cold temperatures they may need to acclimate/grow denser feathers and also they won't take shelter from wind/rain or go in the coop to sleep so depending on your aviary you may need to modify it to keep them protected :)
     
  5. SpringChicken2

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    Thank you so much! That was really good to know![​IMG]
     
  6. Binki

    Binki Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You're very welcome ^^!
     

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