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Common name - Japanese Quail

Latin nameCoturnix japonica

Country of Origin - East Asia

Sex - Females available

Adult size - 100-120g 

Average Lifespan - 2-3 years

Care level - Beginner

Description - Quail can be very productive laying around 230 eggs per year so are an ideal solution for people with small back gardens that are unsuitable for chickens. However they are more nervous than other poultry and don't like being handled so care must be taken when catching them because they are able to fly vertically upwards to escape capture.

Cleaning - Clean out cage at least once a week and disinfect. 

Shopping list - Cage, Bedding, Food, Food bowl, Water bottle/bowl, House/hide, Disinfectant

Japanese Quail

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