millet for bobwhites

Discussion in 'Quail' started by ginnboy, Nov 7, 2011.

  1. ginnboy

    ginnboy Out Of The Brooder

    23
    0
    32
    May 3, 2011
    Is millet a good food source or should it be just a treat. Still feeding game bird feed but dnt want them filling up on millet
     
  2. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend... Staff Member

    31,935
    4,447
    581
    Mar 21, 2011
    New Mexico, USA
    My Coop
    Millet and millet sprays are a great treat for them, but not as an only source of food. I throw in a few millet sprays each day for the quail, but not enough to fill up on them all day.
     
  3. camchick

    camchick Out Of The Brooder

    95
    0
    39
    Jul 22, 2011
    I agree it shouldn't be their main diet but it doent hurt to give them a bit each day. I give mine a few sprays a day and they are very happy!
     

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by