Can i Fede my quails entirely with mealworms?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by adrian0227, Sep 6, 2016.

  1. adrian0227

    adrian0227 Out Of The Brooder

    13
    1
    24
    Nov 15, 2015
    Help please
    Can I feed my quails entirely with mealworms?
     
    Last edited: Sep 6, 2016
  2. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Flockless Premium Member

    35,712
    44,613
    1,256
    Jan 30, 2015
    Africa - near the equator
    I would suggest a proprietary feed would be much more appropriate
     
  3. adrian0227

    adrian0227 Out Of The Brooder

    13
    1
    24
    Nov 15, 2015
    Thanks, but can they survive with only that?
     
  4. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Flockless Premium Member

    35,712
    44,613
    1,256
    Jan 30, 2015
    Africa - near the equator
    No
     
  5. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

    23,114
    7,805
    491
    Apr 17, 2015
    Long Beach, WA
    Quails are designed to primarily eat seeds and grains, not insects.
     

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by