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Eating fertile quail eggs?

Discussion in 'Quail' started by quailwhisperer, Apr 30, 2010.

  1. quailwhisperer

    quailwhisperer New Egg

    Apr 11, 2010
    My coturnix are now 3 weeks old, and am working on finishing up a quail pen this weekend. My pen will have divisions in it, for grow out, females w/eggs and breeding pairs.
    I'm wondering though, id i get the 'sexing' wrong, and have a male in with the females...are there any issues with eating eggs that may be fertilized?
    thanks for the input,
    --Oregon Coturnix newbie.
  2. fishfarmer

    fishfarmer Out Of The Brooder

    Jan 7, 2010
    Twin Cities
    No, I don't believe there are anything wrong or bad with eating fertilized eggs. Same nutritional value as an unfertilized egg.
  3. secretquail

    secretquail Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 11, 2010
    Chapel Hill
    right. Just put them in the fridge so they don't start developing. They taste just fine.

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