Can Peafowl Have????

Discussion in 'Peafowl' started by Tikkajazz94, Aug 29, 2011.

  1. Tikkajazz94

    Tikkajazz94 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Can peafowl have gamebird starter???? Im going to have quail tomorrow (Later today) and Im just wondering
     
  2. Frosty

    Frosty Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm not an expert but I think it's a bit high in protein. If you had to give it to them, maybe mix small amounts in with their regular food?
     
  3. chicks4kids

    chicks4kids Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 22, 2009
    Northern Indiana
    I think it's just fine. Pea's are supposed to have a higher level of protein (unless I've been doing it wrong [​IMG]) My feed is a mix of gamebird/cracked corn/cat food/BOSS.
     
  4. ColbyNTX

    ColbyNTX Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 2, 2009
    Woods, TX
    Peas only need 20% feed from chick to adult!
     
  5. chicks4kids

    chicks4kids Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 22, 2009
    Northern Indiana
  6. dewgal09

    dewgal09 Out Of The Brooder

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    Chicks4kids, I like the idea of mixing all of that, but was wondering what kind of cat food do you mix in?
     
  7. chicks4kids

    chicks4kids Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 22, 2009
    Northern Indiana
    Quote:I use a generic cat food from my feed store. It's usually pretty high in protein-alot higher than name brand cat foods.
     
  8. Choctaw Valley Farm

    Choctaw Valley Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If they are peachicks I wouldn't feed corn to them, gamebird starter no higher then 22%.

    Older peafowl if you can find 18 to 20% chicken layer that is also OK not the best but it will work, any dry cat or dog food will work as long as the nugets are small you can also add a little chicken sratch to this as well.
     
  9. dewgal09

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    What's the name of the cat food? I'm interested in getting it as well. I use game starter now, along with wild bird mix.
     
  10. Fowler Hencock

    Fowler Hencock Out Of The Brooder

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    Our adult birds get small breed dog food mixed with oats, barley, corn, and gamebird pellets. They will always eat the dog food first.
     

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