Quail Breeds

Blue Quail – Coturnix Adansonii

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Blue Quail

The Blue Quail or also called African Blue Quail can be seen in well maintained gardens, parks, watery fields, on grasslands next to moist forests and also in swamps.

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Blue Scaled Quail - Callipepla Squamata

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Blue Scaled Quail

The Scaled Quail, commonly often called Blue Quail, Blue Scaled Quail or Cottontop Quail is a bluish gray coloured quail species.

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Brown Quail – Coturnix Ypsilophora

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Brown Quail

The Brown Quail, also known as Swamp Quail has 9 subspecies and all the 9 of them live in different areas of Indonesia, in the triangle of Australia and New Zealand. 

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Californian Quail - Callipepla Californica

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Californian Quail

The Californian Quail originates from the South-western side of North America, hence the name, California Valley Quail. 

 

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Canary Islands Quail – Coturnix Gomerae

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The Canary Islands Quail inhabited El Hierro, La Palma, Tenerife and Fuerteventura before first humans settled on the islands. 

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Chinese Painted Quail - Coturnix Chinensis

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Chinese Painted Quail

The Chinese Painted Quail is the most commonly used but actually the correct name of this lovely bird is Asian Blue Quail. 

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European Quail – Coturnix Coturnix

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European Quail
The European Quail or aften called Common Quail is a migratory bird and travels all over Europe, Africa and Southern parts of Asia. 

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Harlequin Quail – Coturnix Delegorguei

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Harlequin Quail

The Harlequin Quail is often seen on open grasslands, watery fields and savannas where there are many trees and shrubs. 

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Manipur Bush Quail - Perdicula manipurensis

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The Manipur Bush Quail or by its native name Lanx-Soibol, Manipuri, is another quail species from the Indian Subcontinent. Can be found mainly along the river Brahmaputra, in Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Nagaland and West Bengal.

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Quail Eggs & Health

British researchers say that eggs should be pronounced a super-food, as it has a very good impact on our health and even helps to fight obesity. According to nutritionists the egg as food is one of the richest in good in essential ingredients and we all should consume at least one a day. The Nutrition and Food Science magazine...

Quail Breeding

  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...

Low Budget Simple Quail Cage for 12 Japanese Quail

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. 

Quail Sexing - How to find out if it's a male or female?

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.

Where to Keep Quail?

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.

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