Newbie wanting to get started in quail (Help and opinions)

Discussion in 'Quail' started by TedJan92_in_Idaho, Aug 21, 2011.

  1. TedJan92_in_Idaho

    TedJan92_in_Idaho Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I want to get start raising quail for the freezer. I am thinking bobwhites but need opinions.

    It gets a little cold here in north Idaho. But will be in a shed.

    Which breed has the best flavored meat?

    Name of a good book with good info on breeding and raising.

    At what age are quail ready for freezer?

    Best advice on being successful

    links to pens and cages

    Thanks for any help!
     
  2. JJMR794

    JJMR794 Overrun With Chickens

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    USE THE SEARCH BUTTON HERE TOP RIGHT CORNER OF THE PAGE... ALL THIS STUFF HAS BEEN CVERED TO DEATH HERE [​IMG]

    YOU'LL LIKELY FIND MORE INFO THAN YOU CAN ABSORB [​IMG] GOOD LUCK WITH YOUR ENDEAVOR
     
  3. Fat Daddy

    Fat Daddy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Flavor is subjective, I believe bobs have the best flavor, But coturnix are lip smack'n too!!

    As JJ said, You dont need no stink'in book, You got a killer search engine...

    coturnix, 8 weeks... bobs any where from 20 to 30 weeks, depending on the strain...

    Read here alot, ask your questions BEFORE, you screw it up and try to save it!

    Sticky at the top JJ mentioned

    Your welcome..... [​IMG] If theres anything you need or cant find, just post up. BTW, They are more addicting than anything I'v ever been hooked on.....Well, except my bride... [​IMG] Good luck, Bill
     
    Last edited: Aug 21, 2011
  4. TedJan92_in_Idaho

    TedJan92_in_Idaho Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks!! I found 23 year old bobs I will be picking up tomorrow
     
  5. thekid

    thekid Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:You must mean week not year
     
  6. diggerduck

    diggerduck Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Man those are gonna be tough chewing....[​IMG]
     
  7. animal8

    animal8 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Did you mean 23 lots of of year old Bobs [​IMG]
     
  8. TedJan92_in_Idaho

    TedJan92_in_Idaho Chillin' With My Peeps

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    LOL. 23 birds just turned a year of age. I was tired.
     

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