baby quails

Discussion in 'Quail' started by quailss, Aug 21, 2011.

  1. quailss

    quailss Out Of The Brooder

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    what could I give as treats to newborn baby corturnix quails?
     
  2. _Randall_

    _Randall_ Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:The highest protein quail starter your money will buy! Lots of folks don't believe in giving "treats" to chicks......I'm one of those. I don't raise Cots, but I want my Bobs to get the best "baby forumla" that's available for as long as possible. In my opinion, treats for chicks gain me nor them nuthin...
     
  3. Fat Daddy

    Fat Daddy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:The highest protein quail starter your money will buy! Lots of folks don't believe in giving "treats" to chicks......I'm one of those. I don't raise Cots, but I want my Bobs to get the best "baby forumla" that's available for as long as possible. In my opinion, treats for chicks gain me nor them nuthin...

    +1 100% [​IMG] Bill
     
  4. JJMR794

    JJMR794 Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:The highest protein quail starter your money will buy! Lots of folks don't believe in giving "treats" to chicks......I'm one of those. I don't raise Cots, but I want my Bobs to get the best "baby forumla" that's available for as long as possible. In my opinion, treats for chicks gain me nor them nuthin...

    +1 100% [​IMG] Bill

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    REALLY WANNA TREAT THEM? THEY LOVE GBS... AND EVEN MORE GBS [​IMG]
     
  5. Mibotsu

    Mibotsu Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 23, 2011
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    Quote:+1 100% [​IMG] Bill

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    REALLY WANNA TREAT THEM? THEY LOVE GBS... AND EVEN MORE GBS [​IMG]

    this is all true

    one main treat you DON"T want to give them is mealworms, as that can cause them to confuse worms...with toes, you can see how that would end up
     
  6. duckncover

    duckncover Duck Obsessed

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    I give my chick a little bit of boil egg on my finger
     
  7. saddina

    saddina Internally Deranged

    May 2, 2009
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    Occasionally i'll offer a bit of hardboiled egg, mashed up, usually near molting/feather loss other than that mine live off GBS and love me for it (in quail love = eggs)
     
  8. quailss

    quailss Out Of The Brooder

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    ok thank you. But i have one more question. What age do they start laying?
     
  9. diggerduck

    diggerduck Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Coturnix usually start around 6-8 weeks depending on who answers you first...[​IMG] And if you ever do the hard-boiled egg route as a treat, I would suggest not giving them their own eggs hard-boiled. You could end up raising egg eaters if you show them that their eggs are good to eat. I have given mine hard-boiled chicken eggs after crushing them up a bit, and they tore into them.
     
  10. Mrs. Fluffy Puffy

    Mrs. Fluffy Puffy Fluffy Feather Farm

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    Boiled quail eggs is a nice healthy treat with 'lotza protein. [​IMG]

    ~ Aspen [​IMG]
     

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