What age do you start feeding veggies to your baby quail

Discussion in 'Quail' started by cbgjr, Jan 18, 2013.

  1. cbgjr

    cbgjr Out Of The Brooder

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    Just wondering what age would you start adding some veggies to the baby's ?
     
  2. TwoCrows

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

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    It is best to wait until the chicks are at least 6 weeks old so they are not filling up on other things instead of their gamebird food. In the wild, baby quail live exclusively on insects and high protein foods until they are several months old.
     
  3. cbgjr

    cbgjr Out Of The Brooder

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    Great, thank you, didnt know if I should do anything extra while in the brooder
     
  4. ZakoHero

    ZakoHero Chillin' With My Peeps

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    True,I agree
     
  5. myfinefeatheredfriends

    myfinefeatheredfriends Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Also it is easier for them to tear apart the greens when they are bigger so they don't choke on pieces that are too large.
     
  6. ZakoHero

    ZakoHero Chillin' With My Peeps

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    True
     

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