First domesticated in Asia, belong to the Family of birds called Phasianidae that includes chickens, pheasants & partridges

Common quail breed in Europe, western Asia, and northwest Africa

Life Span

Quail live an average of two to three years in the wild but some quail can live  up to five or six years in captivity

Fun Facts

Considered fully grown at six weeks and start egg production at eight weeks of age.

Make a neighbourhood-friendly backyard bird due to their small size and quiet crows, unlike the rooster.

Hens can lay between 200-300 eggs per year with proper environment and nutrition.

Quail live in pairs or social groups, known as a covey.

Male – Rooster

Female – Hen

Young – Chick