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Discussion in 'Quail' started by MCM37, Dec 13, 2011.

  1. MCM37

    MCM37 Out Of The Brooder

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    when i cleaned some of my quail the other day i noticed that one of the birds had a green colerd spot on the meat. and it kinda had a little hole by the green spot. the bird acted and looked healthy on the outside and inside. (other than the spot.) it was meaty and well grown. is it safe to eat.. or what is it.
     
  2. Avalon1984

    Avalon1984 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 22, 2010
    Muskegon
    I don't have an answer for you but I had the same thing happen with one of my roosters. I cut the piece out and they tasted fine. Hopefully somebody can enlighten us [​IMG]
     
  3. ChicknThief

    ChicknThief Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 12, 2008
    Nor Cal
    Sounds like you busted the little bile gland on the liver. [​IMG] No biggie
     
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  4. Avalon1984

    Avalon1984 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 22, 2010
    Muskegon
    Quote:When I gutted mine I pulled out the bile gland intact. The green spot was nestled against the thigh, like a little cancer or something.
     
  5. itsy

    itsy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Just wondering if any of the quail peeps know anything about this? I'm curious, too.....
     
  6. shelleyd2008

    shelleyd2008 the bird is the word

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    Sounds like it had a wound on its leg that was infected. I would think it's okay to eat but you might want to remove the discolored area.
     
  7. MCM37

    MCM37 Out Of The Brooder

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    thank yall so much.. i figured it was ok.. and by the way the spot was on the brest.. right by the breast plate. but it sounds like its ok to eat.. ill keep the next one like that. thanks again
     

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