Raising Coturnix Quail for meat is the most cost friendly. These quail are full grown in around seven weeks and ready for the kitchen table. Due to this fact, the cost of feeding them is very low in comparasion to any orther specie of quail.
You also have the option of the regular five to six ounce bird or going twice that size in the Texas A&M and can even go for the close to sixteen ounces of meat in the Jumbo Browns.
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The main things to remember when raising quail for meat, is the proper diet and only allowing your birds about eight hours of light per day. Follow these two rules and your quail will be hardy and will be ready for some very good, nearly fat free eating.