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Quail confusion

Discussion in 'Quail' started by Jennsbirds, Feb 26, 2013.

  1. Jennsbirds

    Jennsbirds Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I thught quail were only bred to hunt until Isaw this forum and then looked up quail eggs--and was very surprised they're good or you.

    But , are the different breeds for different things? Are some for hnting, some for eggs, and some for meat, or are they all 'multi-pupose'?
     
  2. Ntsees

    Ntsees Chillin' With My Peeps

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    All of the above.
     
  3. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend... Staff Member

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    You can eat the meat and eggs from all quail, however Bobwhites are generally the ones used for hunting. Many folks keep quail for breeding, selling the eggs, consumption, the entertainment of them and their colors as well.
     
    Last edited: Feb 27, 2013
  4. Jennsbirds

    Jennsbirds Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks so much. That clears up a lot for me.
     

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