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Caring for quail

Hi all, I am just wondering how to look after quail as I reall want to get them.
I would more than likely be hatching them??

Smyth poultry
Tuesday, May 1st, 2018

Not too different from hens really. Need a safe, dry enclosure as they can cope with cold but don't like it wet. Feed chicks on chick crumb / turkey starter. You will need some pebbles in their water dish to stop them getting in and drown. Mealworm can be added after a week or so. Adult quail will take layers pellets and or bird seeds, millet as well as some greens. Hope this will help

Torsten Schulz
Wednesday, May 2nd, 2018


Smyth poultry
Wednesday, May 2nd, 2018

You need to feed high protein 22-23% feed otherwise they might start feather picking. Game bird starter or turkey crumb works.

Friday, May 4th, 2018

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