How do i get my quail to try new things?

Discussion in 'Quail' started by EcoGirl979, Mar 2, 2016.

  1. EcoGirl979

    EcoGirl979 In the Brooder

    Sep 29, 2015
    Whenever i put fruit in my quails pen they never try it and it just goes to waist, the only thing that they will eat is their normal feed,can anyone help?,thanks:)

  2. nchls school

    nchls school Songster

    Apr 22, 2015
    Try using a favored food (I use hard boiled egg) and mix in small pieces of what you want them to try. Most birds are slow to try new food items. When I do try a different food I give the birds small amounts to cut down on waste. Giving the new food and waiting awhile to give their normal food might induce them to try something unfamiliar.

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