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Home made quail food. Ingredient advice please x

Discussion in 'Quail' started by mrslb333, Oct 6, 2010.

  1. mrslb333

    mrslb333 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 15, 2010
    Halifax, Nova Scotia
    Hi I currently buy my quail feeds on line as there are no suppliers local to me, its proving really expensive as p&p is more than the food! I'm thinking of making my own but not sure where to start I can get non medicated chicken food easily so I was thinking of grinding it up and adding other ingredients to make it more suited to quails question is what should I add?
    I have adult and I also hatch babies a lot so would need advice for both types if possible.
    Thanks in advance x [​IMG]
  2. Wifezilla

    Wifezilla Positively Ducky

    Oct 2, 2008
    I know you are going to need protein. Chicken feed is only 16% or so and quail need more like 28%.
  3. Mrs. Fluffy Puffy

    Mrs. Fluffy Puffy Fluffy Feather Farm

    Jan 26, 2010
    Texas, Panhandle
    I would also like to know this! [​IMG]

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