DRY SEED MIXTURE: millets, plain canary plus small amounts of hulled oats
FRESH WATER: for drinking.
REGULAR GREENS: such as finely chopped milk thistle, endive, dandelion, seeding grasses, etc.
CUTTLEFISH, SHELLGRIT, CHARCOAL.
AVIARIES*: minimum height 60cm; 7200 sq.cm. first bird, add 3600sq.cm. per extra bird
CAGES*: minimum height 34cm; 1600 sq.cm. first bird, add 800 sq.cm. per extra bird
PLANTS: do not harm plants in the aviary. Require ground cover for privacy and protection. Beware of toxic plants
MIXING: Inoffensive to other birds. May squabble with other quail and ground birds. Hens can be aggressive.
*In Victoria, a Code of Practice for the housing of caged birds applies to the keeping of birds in captivity and requires you to provide adequate space, food, water, etc. for your birds. These codes are available from Agriculture Victoria.
(NOTE: ALL LICENCING INFORMATION RELATES TO VICTORIA ONLY)
- Asiatic Ring-necked Parrots
- Australian Finches
- Australian Lorikeets
- Australian Ring-necked Parakeets
- Button Quail
- Coturnix Quail
- Cuban Finches
- Exotic Lories
- Galahs and Corellas
- Geopelia Doves
- Gouldian Finches
- Java Sparrows
- King & Crimson-winged Parakeets
- Mannikins and Munias
- Masked Doves
- Neophema (Grass Parrots)
- Parrot Finches
- Polytelis Parakeets
- Psephotus (Grass Parrots)
- Sulphur-crested Cockatoos
- Zebra Finches