Feed and protein?

Discussion in 'Quail' started by badwhiskey, Apr 19, 2016.

  1. badwhiskey

    badwhiskey Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have allways fed my bobwhites purina startena 30% ..I was wondering if I could get away with a lower protein (for the adults) to cut cost? Anyone?
     
  2. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe Chicken Obsessed

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  3. badwhiskey

    badwhiskey Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks for the info canoe
     
  4. badwhiskey

    badwhiskey Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Anyone else?
     
  5. DK newbie

    DK newbie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Someone on this forum said bobwhites just get fat if they get that much protein. I don't remember how much the suggested % was, but I don't think 20% would be a problem for adult bobs.
     
  6. badwhiskey

    badwhiskey Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That's kinda what I'm thinking newbie
     
  7. fishforbrains

    fishforbrains Out Of The Brooder

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    I use a 20% layer feed for my hens. Purina sells a 19% general purpose gamebird food.
     

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