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Baby quail chicks storage box brooder

This video shows how an everyday cheap storage box can be easily converted into an effective brooder for quail. It goes to show you don't need a lot of money or expensive equipment to grow your own quail.

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How to build a quail or chicken run?

This very popular video shows how to build a fully enclosed run especially designed for quail (but can also be applied to chickens and other poultry). Predator proof and rat proof this run design is easy to build because I made it and I'm definitely no builder! Basically, it's a framework with avery netting/mesh wrapped

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My quail run walkthrough

My quail run walkthrough is a tour through my own quail run/pen with commentary and it covers: Drinker stations and methods; Feeders; housing; egg laying; the male quail call; quail behaviour; and overall pen layout.

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Quail/chicken run build lessons learnt

A sequel to the very popular How to build a quail/chicken run video, this revisits the quail run and shows some further modifications which had not been considered in the initial build. These improvements include the flooring, arrangement of the main quail house, and clear roofing over the run to let the sun in but

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Quail brooder mod from bird or rabbit cage

Commercial brooders are expensive and often don't give great access or visuals of the chicks to enable easy monitoring or even just to watch for fun. Therefore, I designed a brooder out of a bird cage/rabbit cage multi-story which can be divided into 4 different compartments if required to brood chicks at different ages or

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How to humanely slaughter a quail with kitchen shears DIY?

Animal slaughtering is not one of the most pleasant subjects to cover but necessary nevertheless. The video outlines a quick and simple way to slaughter a quail with minimal stress to the bird. The demonstration shows positioning of the birds and equipment and actions on how the slaughtering process is carried out. Actual slaughter of

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How to humanely slaughter a quail with kitchen shears DIY?

Animal slaughtering is not one of the most pleasant subjects to cover but necessary nevertheless. The video outlines a quick and simple way to slaughter a quail with minimal stress to the bird. The demonstration shows positioning of the birds and equipment and actions on how the slaughtering process is carried out. Actual slaughter of

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How to skin or pluck a quail after slaughter?

Plucking a quail by hand can be a very finicky and difficult task. I've found the easiest and fastest way to process a quail is to skin it (like a rabbit). This method not only makes processing quail easier and faster but it also makes for healthier eating due to less fat. The above video

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How to gut a quail after skinning or plucking?

The above video shows a demonstration of how to gut and prepare a quail after plucking or skinning the bird. Processing quail is a handy and easy skill to learn for the backyard self-sufficient person because they are smaller and easier to handle than larger birds (like chickens). Learning how to gut and process quail

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Quail Stand Cage Made From Recycled Kids Swing Set

Here is my DIY quail stand cage made from an old childrens play gym swing set. Basically, it's the swing frame recycled and used as a stand for 4 x guinea pig hutches used as the quail housing. On top is an auto drinker feeding nipple drinkers to each hutch. This design works very well

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