Feeding chicken eggs to quail

Discussion in 'Quail' started by JiminyChristmas, May 4, 2018.

  1. JiminyChristmas

    JiminyChristmas Out Of The Brooder

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    Forgive me if this has been discussed previously, I did do a search with no luck.
    I'm cooking up some surplus chicken eggs to feed back to the chickens, is it ok to feed some to my quail also? I have 2-4mo old silvers and A+M, and also some 4week old bobwhites. The coturnix are laying but I'm about to set the incubator so I have no extras for them.

    Side question: what in the world is a cookie and why do I need to have them enabled to login to this website???
     
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  2. 007Sean

    007Sean Flock Master Premium Member

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    Howdy Jiminy,

    Yes, you can feed chicken eggs to your quail....of course they should be boiled first!

    Cookies are used to verify your legit and not a robot. Also used to track which sites you have visited and then you'll get ads that "pop up" trying to sell you a product you have looked at or was on the same page you were looking at on the web.
     
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  3. Laurasnextstep

    Laurasnextstep Just Hatched

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    My ladies love scrambled chicken egg! Definitely one of their favourite snacks!
     
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  4. Dayrel

    Dayrel Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Pretty much any site that you log into uses cookies (Twitter/Facebook/Your bank/etc). They are a small chunk of data used between your browser and the web server to help the site know who you are when you jump from one page to another. Without cookies, the site wouldn't know you were JiminyChristmas after you left the login page. There are other uses for cookies (some not so nice), but the login cookies are perfectly normal and harmless.
     
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  5. JiminyChristmas

    JiminyChristmas Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks for the replies. I will distribute eggs as planned.

    And about the cookies, good thing I love ads! Sometimes I come on here just for the ads. Especially the ads for stuff I already looked at....woohoo ads!
     
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  6. Dayrel

    Dayrel Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh. You'll get ads with or without cookies enabled. If you don't want to see so many ads, then you should use a good ad-blocker for your browser.

    Just be aware that by doing so, you are cutting into BYC's income.
     
  7. Danny C.

    Danny C. Chillin' With My Peeps

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    007Sean, just hatched bunch of chicks and have the left over shells. Can they be crushed and feed to adults or are they considered too old to use versus boiled eggs fresher.
    Thanks
     
  8. Fishkeeper

    Fishkeeper Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I wouldn't use the hatched shells, just in case bacteria have grown on them. Either boil them to kill bacteria or throw them in a compost heap somewhere.
     
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  9. Danny C.

    Danny C. Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks and good point, didn’t think of that.
     

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