Living in the city or on a smaller property means that keeping a breeding flock of chickens is difficult. Often urban homesteaders don’t have the space or the legal ability to become more self-sufficient with traditional poultry. You may want to consider raising Coturnix Quail. Quail produce both meat and eggs quickly and efficiently. They […]
When we got our first batch of quail eggs, we thought it was a matter of just throwing them in the incubator and calling it good. That worked for us with chicken chicks, but quail need a bit more finesse. Learning how to hatch quail eggs isn’t hard, but it DOES need a bit more […]
Quail are lovely little creatures and their eggs are so delicate and elegant. We kept Quail for a year but had to throw in the towel and admit defeat. It just didn’t work out. Most people have great success with raising Quail and this story is not written to deter you. This is a story […]
o you’re thinking about raising quail on your homestead. Awesome – they are a great addition to any homestead. They are especially great for those who don’t have a lot of space for other types of poultry. I’m going give you the nitty gritty basics on raising quail. WHY START RAISING QUAIL? So maybe you’ve […]
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The internet would have you believe that incubating Coturnix quail is difficult. I’m here to let you in on a secret… it’s not. Forget fumigation and floating techniques. It’s really no different than incubating a chicken egg. The only difference is that it takes less time and you might as well forget about candling. You […]