Medications for quail, needed or not?

Discussion in 'Quail' started by quails-n-tails, Dec 26, 2018.

  1. quails-n-tails

    quails-n-tails In the Brooder

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    I am a newbie, i have 12 quails, 2 mails, coturnix, awesome little things, I love them. I only had them for a few months and all i am doing is feeding them and giving them water and salads and such. all healthy, all happy.
    my question is: Is there some kind of medicated anything i should be administering to them in any form, as in feed or sand baths? I just want to make sure they are safe and stay healthy as well as my family who eats their sweet tasty eggs :)
    thank you in advance :)
     
  2. le_bwah

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    I'm a proponent of not medicating unless the animal is showing signs of illness. If they're happy and healthy now, there's likely no need to give the anything medicated.
     
  3. 007Sean

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    As long as they are healthy, there's no need to medicate. Main thing is to provide fresh, clean water and a high protein feed of at least 24% .
    Droppings in the water can cause Intestinal Enteritis, which can wipe out a flock in a hurry. As long as you have clean water, and no overcrowding, it's not a problem.
     
  4. Fishkeeper

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    Medications should only be provided to sick animals that won't get better on their own.
     
  5. quails-n-tails

    quails-n-tails In the Brooder

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    thank you all you are awesome :)
     
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