WHAT is the BEST food for my baby quail????

Discussion in 'Quail' started by LilbitChicken, May 18, 2009.

  1. LilbitChicken

    LilbitChicken Chillin' With My Peeps

    521
    0
    139
    May 5, 2009
    Hello, I am hoping to find the best answers, We are getting baby quail in a week! [​IMG] I need to be prepared as much as I can, WHAT TYPE OF FOOD! (I know they can't have chick starter.....) so high protein game food....mixed with finch food? Is that correct?[​IMG] And do they eat that combo as chicks and full grown? OR????? [​IMG]
    HELP! THX
     
  2. citalk2much

    citalk2much Twilight Blessings Farm

    Dec 22, 2008
    GR MI: TN bound!
    The best is non medicated game bird starter ground up. Finch food is a treat
    Best of luck with them
     
  3. blue fire

    blue fire Chillin' With My Peeps

    891
    3
    171
    May 2, 2007
    Murfreesboro, TN
    quail food is silly [​IMG]
     
  4. LilbitChicken

    LilbitChicken Chillin' With My Peeps

    521
    0
    139
    May 5, 2009
    Quote:okay, that helps- thank you!
     
  5. silentrunning

    silentrunning Chillin' With My Peeps

    264
    2
    131
    Jan 18, 2009
    Venice, Florida
    Our babies like the game food starter moistened. For protien we give them hard boiled egg yolks. Good luck.
     
  6. Boyd

    Boyd Recipient of The Biff Twang

    Mar 14, 2009
    MI

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by