Coturnix Quail are considered one of the fastest growing and largest of all quail, bred specifically for attaining a large size. At maturity, these quail have been reported to weigh up to 14 ounces or more. They are very solid production birds and are especially efficient for the small farm, homestead, or even urban farm. They are mainly raised as an alternative meat that can be raised quickly in a small space and with efficient feed usage. They come in different variety of colors that have exceptional markings than those of the normal Jumbo Coturnix Quail.
There is a high demand by upscale restaurants and gourmet grocery stores. And quail eggs are also very marketable. In optimal conditions, they can be full grown in 8 to 10 weeks, and they start laying eggs at about 6 weeks old. Quality meat, fast maturity, and quick reproduction are all reasons why these jumbo quail are such production birds.
The diet of Celadon Coturnix Quail consist of game bird or turkey starter feed.
Quail are fun and easy to raise. Young quail need to be in a brooder area with a heat lamp or heater to grow with plenty of water & feed. For the young, it is recommended to use wood shavings, no cedar shavings; or play sand on the bottom floor of brooder area.
Incubation Time: Celadon Coturnix Quail Hatching Eggs will hatch in about 17 days.