Quail hatch next week, a few questions.

Discussion in 'Quail' started by cshaw07, Dec 3, 2015.

  1. cshaw07

    cshaw07 New Egg

    Nov 19, 2015
    Hello, I have 48 eggs incubating right now, they're due this coming Wednesday. I have my grow pens made, my brooder made, a light source, two feeders made, a few waterers, and I purchased some 24% chick starter. I'll list my questions:

    1. What type of grit do I need to have available to them and where do I get it?

    2. Is 24% enough to feed them or do I need to supplement with say, soybean meal to get to ~30%? If so, where do I get that?

    3. Vitamins/Minerals: Do I need to add this to their water, how much/often, where do I get this?

    I hope someone can help me out. I have city water, but plan to use mostly rain water for the quail/garden. The quail are for meat and eggs, I plan to keep 20 female and 4 males for breeders.

    Thank you,
  2. Invision

    Invision Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 24, 2014
    Washington, Kitsap County
    The link i provided should answer all your questions.

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