30% protein feed?

Discussion in 'Quail' started by Country11525, Dec 30, 2014.

  1. Country11525

    Country11525 In the Brooder

    Sep 8, 2014
    I have read about the different levels of protein that people feed there birds. But I can only get 30% protein level feed is this going to cause problems feeding my adult quail?

    If it's is what can I do to lower the protein, maybe mix in some lower level protein.

  2. matt44644

    matt44644 Songster

    Sep 14, 2014
    Sanilac County,Michigan
    If you mixed 1 part 30% with 1 part 8% protein corn you would have 19%.If you can post the feed tag people you can better suggestions.
  3. dc3085

    dc3085 Crowing

    Just feed 30%, you'll be fine. A lot of very experienced keepers never take their birds off 30% there are no ill effects that you'll notice. If you ever start to line breed birds that lay xtra large eggs then you may want to back the protein off to avoid blowouts but by the time you're doing something like that you'll have the experience to tell if 30% is too much.

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