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Japan quail

Japan quail

Homeland:
The wild form is widespread in East Asia
Food:
Seeds, plants, insects
Habitat:
livestock and pet
Activities:
diurnal
social structure:
posture in groups. 3-4 hens per rooster
Already knew?
Light Japanese quail were bred for egg production until the 1960s, after which time meat production became more important. The weight of the animals was therefore significantly increased in breeding terms, with the laying performance also remaining high.