Feed questions

Discussion in 'Quail' started by double BB quail, Mar 18, 2015.

  1. double BB quail

    double BB quail Out Of The Brooder

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    Still new to this quail thing and have a question. I have look on some older threads and used the search bar with no luck. My question is do you separate their feed and grit or can you mix it in with the feed? Just wondering. Thanks in advance.
     
  2. TwoCrows

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

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    You can do either. Usually if you provide a dust bathing pan of dirt or sand, many times they will eat the grit out of this. So you can serve it up on the side or mix it into the feed. Your choice.
     
  3. double BB quail

    double BB quail Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks, I have a tote of play sand for when I change their pen and I also put them in it everyday for a little bit when I get home.
     
  4. sniper338

    sniper338 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    For the most part.... Coturnix quail only eat the game feed... its water saluable.. they dont need grit very much... birds like bobwhites that eat seeds need the grip to help digest the food. you can buy crushed chick granite, or crushed oyster shell... the shell works good too for em.
     
  5. double BB quail

    double BB quail Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks
     

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