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Quail food

Discussion in 'Quail' started by quailboy14, Dec 27, 2013.

  1. quailboy14

    quailboy14 In the Brooder

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    I was wondering whats good food for quail but yet cheap?
     

  2. mckeesbackyard

    mckeesbackyard Chirping

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    I use Purina Startena Gamebird Chow. For $18.99 at TSC you get a 50 lb bag of 30% protein feed.
     
  3. ggschulz

    ggschulz In the Brooder

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    To the chicks, I am feeding a Turkey and Game Starter that is 28% protein. I pay $16.90/bag. My Breeders/Layers get Turkey and Game grower which is 24% that I add oyster shell and little bit of ground wheat/barley to. I pay $12.50/bag for that. Those are discounts since I work for the company that the feed store is part of.
     
  4. marjo

    marjo In the Brooder

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    That's an awsome price : ggschulz :
    I payed 25.99 for a 50 lb of turkey non medicated starter
    I have to order it special nobody stocks non medicated feed anymore
     
  5. USAmma

    USAmma Songster

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    That's what I get too, for the same price.
     
  6. PinkBee

    PinkBee In the Brooder

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    My local feed store carries Manna Pro Game Bird 30%, 50 lb bag for $19.99. A little more than the TSC price for the Purina, but quite a bit closer to me (worth the $1.) I've been giving it to my babies both ground up and wetted (they eat both.)
     
  7. dc3085

    dc3085 Crowing

    Depends on where you live.

    My sister lives 2 hours from me in a farm heavy area and she pays 16.99 for King brand gamebird food.

    I live in the SF bay area and I pay $25.99-29.99 for purina gamebird chow

    Basically its always going to run a few bucks a bag more than chicken food.
     

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