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Volume 2 | Issue 2 |  June 2014 


Page Nos. 190- 193.

Date of Online 30 June, 2014

 

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Quail Farming: An Introduction

 

Mishra Priti 1  and   Shukla Satish 2*

 

1Department of fishery veterinary college Jabalpur, Nanaji  Deshmukh Veterinary  University Jabalpur (M.P.).


2Central Poultry Diagnostic Lab (Phoenix Group)  Narmada Road Jabalpur (M.P.)


Corresponding author*: skshukla24@gmail.com

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ABSTRACT

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The quail also known as Bater in hindi terminology. It is a small medium size game bird related with pheasant family. In India two species occurs namely Black breasted quail found in jungle (Coturnix Coromandelica) and other one Brown color Japanese quail (Coturnix Coturnix Japonica), which is bred for meat or the one used for commercial quail production. A broiler (meat purpose) quail can be sold at 5 weeks. Quails start laying eggs at about 6 weeks to continue to give high egg production up to 24 weeks of age. Adult Japanese quail weigh up to 250 gm and lays 250 eggs a year. The meat is used as ready to cook meat, pickled meat & tandoori quail. From the quails egg can make different recipes like Boiled egg and egg pickles The egg size is about 10 g. It requires smaller house for rearing. About 10 quails require space is equal to require space for one chicken.


Keywords: Quail, Bater, farming, perspective, in India

 

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Received: 07 February, 2014  |   Revised: 12 March, 2014   |  Revised Received: 16 May, 2014

Accepted : 18 May, 2014    |    Published : 30 June 2014

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Editor: Dr. Arvind Chavhan 

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Cite this article as:

Mishra Priti and Shukla Satish (2014) Quail Farming: An Introduction, Int. J. of Life Sciences, 2(2): 190-193.

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Copyright: ©  2014 | Mishra Priti and Shukla Satish, This is an open access article under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution NonCommercial- No Derivs License, which permits use and distribution in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited, the use is non-commercial and no modifications or adaptations are made.

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