- 12 quails eggs
- 2 rashers of smoked bacon
- 2tsp chives, finely chopped
- coarse sea salt for bedding
Method of cooking
Fry the bacon rashers until crisp, let it cool, then chop as finely as possible. Mix with the chives in a small bowl and set aside. Bring a pan of water to the boil then lower the quail eggs in carefully. Boil for 20 seconds, then drain and run under the cold tap briefly. Place thick layer of salt onto your serving dish. Snip off the tops of the eggs with kitchen scissors then stand then in the salt. Top with a small heap of the bacon mixture and serve immediately.
To eat, knock them back like a shot, squeezing the shell slightly to release the egg. It’s a bit of an extreme but great fun and definitely very healthy.
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The Breeding Stock There are generally two main methods of breeding that are normally practiced in quail breeding. One is when you have mixed sex quails in a cage/ housing. The male-female rate should be 1:2.5 which means 4 quail cockerels to 10 quail hens. If you breed quails on a larger scale or don’t have the time necessary to spend on the other...
The following guidance and drawings will describe you in detail how to build a simple quail cage that will hold up to 12 Japanese or Jumbo Japanese Quail. This size should be enough to provide healthy quail eggs for a small family.
We get a lot of emails in which you guys ask how to sex quails i.e. how to tell which one is a male or a female. I have a bit of time now so I'll give you a little guide here.
If we want to keep Japanese quails for eggs on a small scale we have pretty much 3 options as to where to keep them. The first two options are maybe fancier but these will produce the least amount of eggs for your family. We won’t discuss them in detail but we’ll mention them anyway.