About Carole West

Carole is the author of Garden Up Green, the natural home and garden. You'll learn simplistic gardening tips inherited from her Italian grandmother and building projects that compliment. Discover free range backyard birds like quail, chickens and emus, there's never a dull moment at this North Texas farm.

Keeping Quail on the Ground

The vision I wanted was for my quail to roam on the ground in the grass hunting for bugs, much like they would do if they were living in the wild.

When I first decided to raise quail I noticed through research the majority of quail were raised in wire cages or some type of cage that looked similar to a rabbit hutch. This wasn’t how I wanted my quail experience to end up. The vision I wanted was for these little birds to roam the grass hunting for bugs, much like they would do if they were living in the wild.

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