breeder/layer

Discussion in 'Quail' started by thomas1950, Jan 8, 2013.

  1. thomas1950

    thomas1950 Out Of The Brooder

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    southern states 16% breeder / layer is that enough or needs to be more for coturnix . thanks thomas1950,
     
  2. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend... Staff Member

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    You will need something with 24% to 28% protein for quail. Layer feed is not good to feed males. Too much calcium.
     
  3. GAQuail

    GAQuail Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I feed my Coturnix breeders Southern States Super Breeder. 20% protein
     
  4. thomas1950

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    Is that pellets or crumbles
     
  5. GAQuail

    GAQuail Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It's crumbles.
     
  6. i find that 28% protein is best to use, i have a crumble, i also feed it to the quail chicks , but i blender it up like powder. for about a week. i find they seem to mature quicker with the higher protein food.
     

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