Coturnix Quail for Homesteaders

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I’ve had a bit of interest over the last few weeks regarding quail as a backyard meat source. I thought I’d dust off the topic and put another article together covering the ins and outs of raising Coturnix quail, particularly in an urban setting. It is a rather long […]

Quail Week Day 2 – Building and Using an Incubator

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Day two in Quail Week in celebration of finally getting my quail setup mostly organized, and at least moving forward. Today we talk about incubators, hows and whys, commercial and DIY options, how I made mine, and the results I’ve had with it.
Incubators […]

Quail Week Day 1 – Overview of My Setup And a live Video Feed

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I have most of my Coturnix Quail setup operational now, so I wanted to commit a week to describing my setup, go over the parts that I made, how I made them, and why I decided to make my […]

Baby Muscovy Ducks

December 2012 Update

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Lots of things are happening here at FloridaHillbilly.com!
Just as I’m out of the woods from my hernia surgery, I get a nasty bout of kidney stones, and dealing with another one as I write this
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Thinking about Raising Coturnix or Pharoah Quail?

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Here is one reason why – eggs!
Yes, they are smaller. Yes the shell is thick when compared to the egg size. Yes they are difficult to open without busting up the shell and getting pieces of the shell into the egg.
However, they are tasty, make the […]