Also, you will come across quail egg scissors in fancy catalogues, but do not be fooled, these gimmicks are not for diy'ers like the good folks around here!
I've been fooled again! Those gimmicks get me everytime!
Check this out.
Where does it cut at? Would it work for boiled eggs or just fresh?
It just takes a small slice off the top of the egg. It would be used just for opening fresh eggs.
Here are a couple of photos of what you are left with which should tell the story.
I found a blog entry while searching for quail info a lady uses a sharp knife to cut the blunt part off the egg and then the egg just pours right out She cuts it like cutting a slice off an apple. I plan to try it some day when im sickof hatching eggs (pah....like that will ever happen lol)...
this tool is a must have. The quail egg shell cutter.
Just got it today, tried it out and it works great. Makes a nice clean cut without all those shell fragments I usually have when I open a quail egg.
Got mine here: shell cutter
Building cages is really easy. You'll need a few things at a minimum:
Wire cutter, J-clips, and J-clip pliers. That's about it! Cut the wire to size and attach it together with the J-clips.
The place I buy my wire has all sizes and styles. For my coturnix, I usually uses 1" x 1/2" for...
Yes, photos of the process would be great. I have dressed quail in the past, but many years ago.
If I recall correctly, we would slit open the body all the way up the back. From your description, you don't do this. Is it easy enough to clean out the body cavity without opening up the entire...
The cages are going to have sloped floors soo eggs roll to the front.
How much would you think should be the maximum opening size for an egg to roll out?
The reason I ask is that I made my pen sides out of 1" x 2" wire oriented vertically. I left off the first row in...
If you are like me then you are always fumbling around with the little spring trying to get it attached around the bottle and connected to the quail pen.
Here is how I solved the problem. A short piece of wire, a pair of needle nose pliers, and about 5 minutes. With these, you too can...