Treats

Discussion in 'Quail' started by new2quail, Mar 8, 2013.

  1. new2quail

    new2quail Out Of The Brooder

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    What are your quails favorite treats?
     
  2. TwoCrows

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

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    Sugar snap peas in the pod. The chases are on when somebody has a pea pod!
     
  3. gorabbitgo

    gorabbitgo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Apple chopped into matchsticks, live dubia feeder cockroaches, dried mealworms, finch seed with fish oil mixed into it, and thawed frozen peas.
     
  4. rllupien

    rllupien Out Of The Brooder

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    Dubias?!? Do you feed them the babies, because I can't imagine my cots eating a full grown Dubia roach.
     
  5. gorabbitgo

    gorabbitgo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes, i give them the roach nymphs, usually when they're about the size of a pinkie nail. You'd be surprised about what those tiny birds can take down, though! My button roo will peck apart a half-grown dubia and feed it bit-by-bit to his mate. It's very sweet, if sorta gross to watch.
     
  6. BobWhitesrus

    BobWhitesrus Out Of The Brooder

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    fresh cut greens..yumm
     
  7. Kylesquails

    Kylesquails Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Bean spouts:) they think they are worms
     
  8. yep bean spouts, water melon skin, weeds from the garden, boiled rice, 2 minute noodles, what ever left overs i have.
     
  9. also chicken egg shells! and earth worms when i find them, they get all excited. maggots also.
     
  10. new2quail

    new2quail Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks everyone! I gave them some kale today, they just walked all over it. I thought fruit is bad for them? What about mealworms?
     

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