What do you feed quail to finish off for processing?

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by redhen, Feb 26, 2009.

  1. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

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    I have Texas A&M's, they are about 5-6 weeks old....they are on game bird starter now...do i need to change their feed for the coming weeks before processing? thanks, Wendy
     
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    linebacker Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I feed mine game bird starter the entire duration.

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    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

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    Thanks Brad! and at what age do you do the deed at??? [​IMG]
     
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    linebacker Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I processed 52 this afternoon at 10 weeks old. I have processed some at 12 weeks and the size difference was negligible.

    Brad
     

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