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Wild quail tend to eat wild grasses, seeds, insects and various types of berries. They are known to eat blackberries and strawberries during their growing seasons. More »

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Quail eggs hatch in less than a month. They live three to five years and reach sexual maturity in two years. Quails may lay up to 12 eggs at a time. More »

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Raising quail is inexpensive and can be done in a backyard with the right equipment, whether the quail are farmed or raised as pets. To start, growers need a brace of quail (two females and one male), a cage and feed. More »

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