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Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by beakkeeper, Jan 25, 2009.

  1. beakkeeper

    beakkeeper Songster

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    Quail eggs where you live??? I went to our local co-op and lo and behold, they were selling quail eggs in the bulk refrigerated section! If I raised quail, do you think there would be a market for their eggs? What about where you live?
     
  2. shelleyd2008

    shelleyd2008 the bird is the word

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    Quail eggs sell for about $5 for 50 around here, but the birds themselves do fairly well. If you are planning to sell them yourself you should be okay, but if you plan to sell them to a market or such you would need to go through a lot of red tape to be licensed.
     
  3. crazy cat lady

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    Shelley, Do you have to have a license to raise your quail? They sound interesting to raise.
     
  4. Wildsky

    Wildsky Wild Egg!

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    some fancy restaurants use em!
     
  5. shelleyd2008

    shelleyd2008 the bird is the word

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    Quote:The only quail permit we need here is for bobwhites, pretty lenient on permits in KY. I don't even need one for pheasants.
     

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