Button Quail Facts average adult size: up to 4 inches long, head to end of tail average life span: 4+ years with proper care diet: omnivores Bird owners should avoid non-stick cookware and appliances as they can release fumes hazardous to your bird’s health.
Diet A well-balanced Button Quail diet consists of:
High-quality, fresh, game bird diet or equivalent should make up 60-70% of diet, fresh vegetables and fruits; grit should also be offered in a shallow bowl large enough for the bird to sit in. Clean, fresh, filtered, chlorine-free water, changed daily. Do not feed birds avocado, fruit seeds, chocolate, caffeine or alcohol as these can cause serious medical conditions. Avoid sugar and high fat treats. Feeding Things to remember when feeding your Button Quail:
Fresh food and water should always be available. Vegetables and fruits not eaten within a few hours should be discarded. Ensure water and food containers are placed one to two inches above the habitat floor to prevent contamination by bedding or feces. Remember, treats should not exceed 10% of total food intake.