Quail Farming in India: Dr. Pramod Kumar says that farmers are now making efforts to increase their earnings, so quail farming is becoming a better business. In which neither much effort nor much money is spent.
Farmers excited about poultry farming have now got a new farming, farmers are now trying their luck in quail farming instead of poultry farming. This Japanese quail was brought to India from America in the 70s. Now it has taken commercial form in Central Bird Research Izzat Nagar Bareilly. During the Corona period, where people avoided all kinds of non-vegetarian food, they have been eating delicious and nutritious meat of quail fiercely. Especially in Uttar Pradesh and Bihar, the trend of farmers towards it has started increasing. Farmers are earning well according to their hard work, now know how it is cultivated.
Quail farming in India
How much is earning
The cost of a day chick is Rs.6. Farmers buy a week old chick for Rs 15 to Rs 19 and sell it for at least Rs 45 as soon as it is 300 grams in 45 days.
Farmers are easily raising 200 chickens in their own homes and earning well.. In the Corona period, where people have been avoiding all kinds of non-vegetarian food, they have been eating delicious and nutritious meat of quail fiercely.
Important information related to quail farming
Dr. Pramod Kumar, an ornithologist of Dr. Rajendra Prasad Kendriya Krishi Vishwa Vidyalaya, told TV9 Hindi in a special conversation that farmers can earn good income by taking training in quail rearing. There are some important things for quail farming on which farmers need attention.
In terms of nutrition, the weight of 55 grams, but the weight of a quail egg is 30 grams as compared to the chicken. The quail lays eggs in the form of 10 parts because of itself, the same chickens are of only 3 parts.
Quail eggs contain phosphorus and iron and people like it more due to its potency properties. There is still a legal ban on killing wild chicken.
Permission has been given from the Supreme Court to raise Japanese cross-breed, several hundred farmers are currently cultivating it in Vaishali district of Bihar. Taking care of cleanliness in a small house like poultry, bring quail chicks.
It takes 6 to 7 weeks for a quail to become an adult. Simultaneously, it starts laying eggs. In a year this quail lays 280 to 290 eggs. Chicks hatch from eggs at the right temperature.
Doctor Kumar explains that the specialty of its eggs is that by keeping them at a certain temperature, the chicks come out after the process of 17 days. Which is easily given to another farmer for rearing.
Quail rearing can be done 5 to 6 times in a year. Due to high immunity in quail, diseases are less, yet it should be followed only with medical advice.
Wild quail lays eggs only twice a year. There has been a government ban on this. Till now, hundreds of farmers have started this work by taking training from Izzatnagar.