Coturnix meat/taste

Discussion in 'Quail' started by bigjohn, Feb 8, 2009.

  1. bigjohn

    bigjohn Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 24, 2008
    Does anyone have an opinion on the taste differences of the Texas A&M and the regular dark meat birds? Is it only flesh color that is different or is there a uniquely different flavor? I am sure there are numerous opinions.

    When I had my first grilled A&M's, they tasted sweet and delicious. I remember years ago I had regular coturnix birds for a meal and they were good, but not nearly as good as these A&M's. I also purchased a package of quail at Publix and tried their brand and they were ok, but dark meat and not as good as my own birds.

    I am debating as whether to purchase some jumbo brown birds along with my A&M's or just stick with the white birds and go for larger size birds.
  2. Snakeoil

    Snakeoil Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 10, 2009
    SE Iowa
    I can't tell the difference between Japanese and Bobwhite myself....

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