A few stupid questions about quail

Discussion in 'Quail' started by morelcabin, Mar 8, 2009.

  1. morelcabin

    morelcabin Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 8, 2007
    Ontario Canada
    I know nothing about quail, but have been thinking about trying something other than chickens. Are they the same thing as pheasants? Do they dress out like partridge does...just step on the wings and pull on the feet? Are they pretty much the same as partridge? What are the differences? How do you dress out quail? I know, stupid questions, but I would really like to know! Thanks!
     
  2. monarc23

    monarc23 Coturnix Obsessed

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    I know nothing about how they dress compaired to a partridge but i deffiantly reccomend coturnix for eating and what not [​IMG] They are in the scientific name of "Galforms (sp?) and im pretty sure pheasants are in that category as well as grouse and what not.
     
  3. morelcabin

    morelcabin Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 8, 2007
    Ontario Canada
    Thanks Monarc:>) I like partridge, and love how easy they are to dress, I'm looking for something similar...I absolutley hate having to dress chickens out, too much work for me lol!
     
  4. monarc23

    monarc23 Coturnix Obsessed

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    you're welcome! [​IMG] Well as far as easy goes...yes they are.. the skin comes right off with the feathers, and its' pretty much just a quick pull here pull there wala! [​IMG]
     
  5. morelcabin

    morelcabin Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 8, 2007
    Ontario Canada
    It's too bad you're so far away, I'd buy some from you! haha! I just found out that you can just step on the wings and pull the feet. You're left with the breast on a set of wings. Very easy...
     

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