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quail feed for chicks?

Discussion in 'Quail' started by ChiknNuggets, Mar 15, 2015.

  1. ChiknNuggets

    ChiknNuggets Out Of The Brooder

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    I'm unable to find any gamebird chick feed where I live. I've been feeding them the crumbles @ 20% protein. I was wondering if I supplemented the feed with mealworms if that would be okay? The mealworms are 50% protein. Would I need to provide grit for them if I used the mealworms and crumbles?
     
  2. TwoCrows

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

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    20% protein food will work if you add things like mealworms and hard boiled eggs. I have had hard times finding quail food out here in the past and have added both of these with no ill effects.
     
  3. ChiknNuggets

    ChiknNuggets Out Of The Brooder

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    Awesome thanks
     

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