What do i feed day old quail?

Discussion in 'Quail' started by jwatts, Jun 4, 2012.

  1. jwatts

    jwatts Songster

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    I am starting to hatch some coturnix quail right now. We have 2 so far with many more eggs moving and shaking.. My question is what should i feed them when they go to the brooder? I have a gamebird mash that i am feeding my older quail, can i use this?? I am a newbie to quail, thank you.
     
  2. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Bird is the word

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    You need to get some gamebird starter food. If you can not find quail starter, you can use turkey starter. Feed stores a variety of feeds. Something with 28% to 30% protein. Quail need a very high protein feed all their lives.
     
  3. speedy2020

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    I feed them game bird too. They are growing and feather out very fast.
     

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