When do I lower the protein for my Coturnix??

Discussion in 'Quail' started by robdog, Aug 7, 2016.

  1. robdog

    robdog Chillin' With My Peeps

  2. eHuman

    eHuman Chillin' With My Peeps

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    A lot of people myself included keep them on high protein. They require more than chickens.
     
  3. ChickenLegs13

    ChickenLegs13 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Cots mature in 6-8 weeks so it's not necessary to use 3 different types of feeds like you do with a slower maturing chicken or turkey. You can use starter till laying age then switch to game bird layer. For simplicity's sake most people feed starter forever and supplement cal on the side, but starter is designed for growing birds and isn't ideal for mature birds.
     

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