Pleas tell me about chukars

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by miss_thenorth, Feb 26, 2009.

  1. miss_thenorth

    miss_thenorth Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 28, 2007
    SW Ont, Canada
    I am searching for different birds to raise. I am considering coturnix quail, but I also have questions about chukars.

    Anyone with info that could help me it's greatly appreciated. I have tried a search here and on google, but not finding the answers I am looking for.

    from what I have read--chukar are mature at 16 weeks--what I can;t find out is how big they will be. Anyone?? Quail will be about 6 oz on your dinner plate after processing--how about chukar? would you compare chukar taste to ruffed grouse or spruce grouse--what would be the best comparison ( I like ruffed--spruce not so much)

    any help is greatly appreciated.

    eta I would assume raising chukar would be the same as quail--off ground?
    Last edited: Feb 26, 2009
  2. monarc23

    monarc23 Coturnix Obsessed

    Jul 18, 2008
    Indiana, Pennsylvania
    The only one I know on here that raises them is Mrs AK (Tori) hopefully she'll see this post and give ya some info [​IMG]

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