quail data

  • Weight: 150-400g depending on the breeding line
  • Size: about 20cm
  • Egg Weight: 10-16g depending on the breeding line
  • Hatching weight:  under 10g
  • Sexual maturity: 6-8 weeks
  • Life expectancy: 3-4 years (sometimes more); In case of intensive husbandry 2-3 years
  • Egg capacity: - without additional lighting around 150-180 eggs per year

                                       - With additional lighting and only pullets up to 300 eggs in the year (intensive farming)

  • Feed consumption: 30-40g/day per animal