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  1. Had 60 two week old quail turn up today to join the chooks and ducks in the new vermin proof pen. 

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Comment by Doug Hanning on February 13, 2020 at 21:09

I have processed a heap b4 with my cousin. Not squemish as I grew up on a farm and had to butcher chickens, pigs,lambs and goats when I was in primary school. I dont enjoy it but if I am going to eat something I feel I have to be prepared to kill it.

Dianne I will keep about 30 for eggs to eat and incubate to supply my own meat. Need a few to start with as I can not sex them till 6ish weeks and I want about 25 females and 5or6 males.

Comment by Andrew Cumberland on February 13, 2020 at 20:30

Let me know if you need a lesson Doug.  Normally, you'd wait for 6-8 weeks.  

Comment by Andrew Cumberland on February 13, 2020 at 19:49

Don't ask questions you don't want the answer to, Dianne. 

Comment by Dianne Caswell on February 13, 2020 at 19:46

Oh, how cute, but dare I ask what you are going to do with these guys?

Comment by Andrew Cumberland on February 13, 2020 at 19:43

Fantastic. 

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