Where is the best place to by food....

Discussion in 'Quail' started by SharU, Jul 31, 2013.

  1. SharU

    SharU Out Of The Brooder

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    I am looking to buy food for my soon to be quails... I want to make sure it is good but am new and dont know where to get it for a good price so can u name what u feed ur bird and where at and hopefully I can find it online. I also wanted to know is there a different in what I should be feeding them from a baby to when they are an adult???? PLEASE HELP.....
     
  2. Kirtus

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    You want as high a protein content as possible. Purina's Startina is really good. It is a little expensive but it is what most people that I have talked to recommend. You can find it at Family Farm and Home or Tractor Supply or any other Farm feed store I am sure.
     
  3. rellikmalinois

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    Kirtus, what do you feed your adults?
     
  4. Kirtus

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    At this point I use 2/3 Startina and 1/3 of a cheeper brand that is only 24% protein. I also give them some whole chicken eggs with the the shell all mashed up periodically and pulverized egg shell to give them back some calcium. Oh and any flies that we kill around the house.

    We are also thinking of raising meal worms as well.
     

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