Would they be ok?

Discussion in 'Quail' started by Jay262, Sep 2, 2011.

  1. Jay262

    Jay262 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Im considering buying some japanese quail. Im wondering if they would be ok to house with my black silkie chickens or would i need to build a new coop to occupy them?
     
  2. bantamboy93

    bantamboy93 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm not an expert, but from what i've seen on the site, there are lots of dangerous diseases that can be passed between quail and chickens. It's best that you have a different coop for them.
     
  3. Stellar

    Stellar The Quail Lady

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    You would want to have them in a separate enclosure. Japanese QUail/coturnix can catch diseases from chicken even if the chicken do not present them.
     
  4. Jay262

    Jay262 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i am prob gonna rule them out for me for this year then thx for the replies.
     
    Last edited: Sep 2, 2011
  5. animal8

    animal8 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Just a question that's not quite related to this thread. Can you house Coturnix and Bobwhite quail together? It would be in a large outdoor enclosure and there would only be a few of each species. I don't know if this would work, but I thought it would be worth asking.
     
  6. thekid

    thekid Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:No you cannot the bobs have trouble living with their own species let alone coturnix.
     
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    thekid Chillin' With My Peeps

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  8. animal8

    animal8 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:No you cannot the bobs have trouble living with their own species let alone coturnix.

    Okay, thanks. I did think that would be the case, but I wanted to make sure [​IMG]
     

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