bird seed for quail

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by quailguy, May 31, 2011.

  1. quailguy

    quailguy In the Brooder

    May 31, 2011
    can i feed my quail only wild bird seed they are just for pets not hunting or meat,will they be healthy,will they still lay eggs
  2. NO. You can sustain life with wild birdseed for a while but their will consequences. Quail as most wild birds need protein. So unless your birdseed has a protein % of 25 or more you can's sustain a healthy bird. If you were to only give them wild bird seed there would not be enough nutrients to help them produce eggs or be healthy. Short term yes. Long term no.

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