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can i feed carrot tops to my quail?

Discussion in 'Quail' started by mhwc56, Oct 8, 2010.

  1. mhwc56

    mhwc56 Chillin' With My Peeps

    i just pulled a mess of carrots from the garden and was wondering if the coturnix can have the tops?
  2. Denninmi

    Denninmi Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 26, 2009
    I don't see why not. They're not poisonous. I've given them to my chickens and they like them.

    A lot of people don't know this, but back in the middle ages, carrots were grown more for their greens than for the roots. They were cooked like other greens, or put into soups and stews. Or, so I've heard.
  3. mhwc56

    mhwc56 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:huh.THAT's interesting to know . Have to give it a try...boy will my DH appreciate that someone shared this with me...lol ...i periodically feed him "weeds" ...he doesn't even like carrots,wonder what he'll think about carrot GREENS...hehehehehe.
    i give them to my rabbits as a rule, now i have TWO more uses for them. [​IMG]

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