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anyone ever shoot an eat quail??
I have heaps at least several thousand
they aint native so its cool to shoot em
they thrive with rotational grazing
 
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Very healthy birds because they are eating some many different kinds of nutrient-rich material from wild plants. Very healthy for you to eat too! The last one I ate came courtesy of a flush out of the ditch and into my truck's deer guard. Must have hit its head as the bird looked perfect. So I took it to camp, did the cleaning thing, rubbed it down with salty olive oil, and heated it in the barrel cooker - at 250 degrees for a few hours - that was placed on my wood burning stove.

 
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California Quail are abundant here so I have hunted them, did you have question? I have even used what I was always told was an Incan quail trap but I am not sure where it is really from. Here is a video of the trap.



http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MHsAqBeDc20
 
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good for you, i thought seriously of growing a few now and then. The eggs too are thought of as gourmet but i would freak at eating wild ones.
 
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I had planned on adding quail and had built had built the enclosure. The other half organized a covert takeover before before I ordered and it became a rabbit colony pen instead. I have to work faster.
 
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Robert Ray wrote: I had planned on adding quail and had built had built the enclosure. The other half organized a covert takeover before before I ordered and it became a rabbit colony pen instead. I have to work faster.



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I changed to pheasants and my desired wild bird. You get tasty birds (bigger than quail) and eggs (even bigger better ones), as well as feathers which appear to sell fairly well. But I do not have free quail.

If it is any comfort, rabbits are easier.
 
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