Quail Cleaning?

Discussion in 'Quail' started by cva34, Jul 7, 2012.

  1. cva34

    cva34 Songster

    Aug 10, 2011
    Van Vleck ,TX
    How do you clean/Gut your Quail..? I feel like I have don it every way possible..The fastest and easiest for me and my big fingers is ;Take the picked bird in left hand breast down,neck towards you .Take a pair of poultry shears slide blade in one side of neck allowing tip to ride along inside back heading for tail snip as needed..Spread open cavity and hit with water spray and remove gut and lungs that you can now see..Clip off vent and your finished ..30 to 60 sec per bird.....cva34
  2. MobyQuail

    MobyQuail c. giganticus

    Sep 10, 2010
    last time I just twisted and pulled off the wings, skinned enough of the breast and thighs then popped the thighs and made quick cut with shears and then I just cut the breast out, didnt even skin the whole thing or make the backbone cut, left me with 2 thighs and the 2 breasts into the brine. along the same lines as breasting doves? insert finger and rip...

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