Suburban Permaculture 20 miles from Washington DC

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Raising Quail In The Suburbs

Raising Quail In The Suburbs

Why Quail?  I wanted fresh eggs!  Quail better than chickens? Absolutely!  I’m slightly biased, but here’s why:

They are quiet, really quiet – I live in the suburbs and can’t be upsetting neighbors

They start producing eggs in just 6 weeks vice 6 months for chickens

The eggs are smaller, about 4 Quail eggs for each chicken egg but quail eggs pack more nutrition than chicken eggs (a topic of hot debate!)

They are super docile and will not peck or spur you read more