Tag Archives: Quail

Spring Homesteading Plans, 2021

Or, The Annals of Future Food! We had six inches of snow by late morning, Friday 4/16.  Most melted by Saturday; it was all gone by Sunday morning. It is the time of year that if and when it does … Continue reading

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Homesteading: Chickens and Quail, Updates and Coop Life

Life is moving along with regards to both the chicken and the quail.  Most of this post is about cooping them, along with adorable poultry photos…. Chickens:  The main (first) coop now has five hens and one rooster.  The rooster … Continue reading

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The Quail Have Started to Lay! Plus, How Quail Differ from Chickens

New Homestead Developments! As of this morning, July 21st, I have a total of 4 quail eggs.  Produced by my in-house Coturnix! Apparently I have at least two or three females and at least one male.  There are  seven mature … Continue reading

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Incubating Quail or Chicken Eggs

I have decided to try my hand at incubating poultry eggs in my home.  Why? Scroll down for a summary of a list of instructions! For the quail, I’d ordered some eggs back at the end of March, because 1) … Continue reading

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What’s Growing on the Homestead Today?

The photos here were taken May 8th (other than the 2-day old quail photo).  Overnight … rain, then snow (again).  But I’m enjoying the thoughts of new life and new growth, both vegetative and avian.  (And, personal…)  Trees are thinking … Continue reading

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Quail Stuffed with Eggplant and Mushrooms

I’ve never stuffed quail before, so I did reference a web link for timings, which sounds excellent in its own right (although I’d probably skip the bread crumbs).   You can check out Emeril Lagasse here:  http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/emeril-lagasse/mushroom-stuffed-quail-recipe2/index.html (Mushroom-Stuffed Quail). This I … Continue reading

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