quail snacks....

Discussion in 'Quail' started by Mibotsu, May 31, 2011.

  1. Mibotsu

    Mibotsu Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 23, 2011
    Balbriggan, Ireland
    Alrighty, just wondering what kinda snacks quails can have, i know about the hard boil eggs and cucumbers stuff like that

    i have a garden on the side of my house with plenty of lettuce, cucs, peppers(highly doubt thats good for quail lol), radish's, tomatos, and some herbs

    anything else anyone know of that most people have lying around their house, cereals maybe, crushed up old chips or something?
     
  2. My 12 coturnix like cut up apple pieces.
     
  3. mhwc56

    mhwc56 Chillin' With My Peeps

    fresh produce is good for them but not the cereals,bread,chips,etc
     
  4. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend Staff Member

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    Quail love all sorts of veggies, sprouts, lettuces, meal worms, (live or dried), pine nuts, peanuts and pistachios broken up, apples, peaches, nectarines, and small bird seeds. They go nuts for peas in the pod! [​IMG]

    I am sure I am missing a few things that they love, but experiement with them to see what they crave.
     
  5. Mibotsu

    Mibotsu Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 23, 2011
    Balbriggan, Ireland
    alrighty, so mainly greens, veggies, stuff like that, thanks
     
  6. aprophet

    aprophet Chillin' With My Peeps

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    my neighbors hate me I let the dandelions grow my birds have snacks my gambles seem to like meal worms
     

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