Mealworms For Quails ...ok?

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  1. jm93030

    jm93030 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I being reading about mealworms and I was wondering if you guys use them to feed the quails
    and if they really make a diference in their diet and produccion.




    aslo what mealworms will be better?

    Rainbow Mealworms







    Rainbow Giants







    Superworms









    Waxworms Rainbow Mealworms







    Rainbow Giants







    Superworms









    Waxworms
     
  2. JJMR794

    JJMR794 Overrun With Chickens

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    Couldnt Tell Ya Which 1's Would Be Best... But I Can Tell You This, Never Ever Ever Feed Meal Worms To Anything But Adult Birds--- Especially If Your Feeding Them To New World Quail Speces As You Will Teach Them Or Rather Bring Out Their Ugly Agressive Traits With Each Other--- Agression Is A Nasty Behavior All New World Quail Babies Readily Exhibit And Feeding Them Mealies Makes It 1000x's Worse As Young Birds Have Trouble Distinguishing A Mealie From His Buddy Morty's Toes... Make For Much Bad Juju...
     
  3. jm93030

    jm93030 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    WOW I never though of that


    thank you good point

    So maybe is not necessary as part of their diet?
     
  4. Davlyn

    Davlyn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am glad I read this [​IMG]
     
  5. JJMR794

    JJMR794 Overrun With Chickens

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    THE ONLY THINGS THE ABSOLUTELY NEED ARE A WELL BALANCED AND FORMULATED GAMEBIRD FEED AND CLEAN FRESH WATER, ANYTHING ELSE IS PURELY SUPPLIMENTAL AND NOT NECESSARY. NOW IF YOU WISH TO SPOIL YOUR BIRDS THATS FINE IN MODERATION [​IMG]
     
  6. Davlyn

    Davlyn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Ok Thank U. wasn't sure if any fruits or veggies would B good, so I have not given them any of that.
    Thank U[​IMG]
     
  7. aprophet

    aprophet Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Ok Thank U. wasn't sure if any fruits or veggies would B good, so I have not given them any of that.
    Thank U[​IMG]

    I have a few hens that like picking at an apple once I get done with it they seem to do all right with apples [​IMG]
     
  8. Davlyn

    Davlyn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] Thank U
     
  9. Sumatra503

    Sumatra503 Kozy Orchard Farms

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    Quote:Ok Thank U. wasn't sure if any fruits or veggies would B good, so I have not given them any of that.
    Thank U[​IMG]

    I have a few hens that like picking at an apple once I get done with it they seem to do all right with apples [​IMG]

    and oranges, and small ammounts of cabbage, and scrambled eggs, and slices of bread.

    Mine are fat and spoiled.[​IMG]
     
  10. Wifezilla

    Wifezilla Positively Ducky

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    Insects, grubs, worms, etc are part of a wild quail diet. So are seeds. While I always offer high protein game bird feed I see nothing wrong with feeding items to quail they would naturally eat in the wild given the opportunity.
     

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