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Suburban Quail keeping in the winter

 
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This is my winter Quail setup. I use a cement mixing tub under each pen to hold wood shavings which create deep carbon bedding for the quail droppings to lock up any smell.

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Bobwhites?  I like your set-up.  How many birds do you keep and do you utilize them for meat, eggs or both?  Quail are good eating.  Love them.
 
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These Quail are Jumbo Japanese Coturnix.  I keep 12 in the winter and expand the meat bird production in the backyard quail tractor (Here) for the summer months.  They produce an egg a day and different from chickens, they lay eggs after only 6 weeks vice 6 months for chickens. Great for stealthy bird keeping too.  Your neighbors would never know you are keeping quail. They are super docile and quiet.

 
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