What To Feed a Pharoa Quail??

Discussion in 'Quail' started by dogzrule5, Apr 22, 2008.

  1. dogzrule5

    dogzrule5 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a male pharoa quail and was told to feed him wild bird seed. Is there anything else I can give him...for treats?

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  2. SamG347

    SamG347 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You should feed him feed him gamebird 24% feed. Millet is a great treat for quail.
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  3. gamebirdsonly

    gamebirdsonly Overrun With Chickens

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    I just feed mine turkey grower mash.
     
  4. fancyfowl4ever

    fancyfowl4ever Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Gamebird feed has too much protein for Pharao(Cortunix) Quail, they are gamebirds but have the needs of a laying hen since they have been domesticated for so long. Layer crumbles should be sufficient.
     

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