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- Introduction to 3 Types of Quail Eggs
Quail eggs are considered “the ginseng among animals”. It is advisable to eat regularly as a nourishing diet. Quail eggs are unique in nutrition, so they are called “best in eggs”. The nutritional value of quail eggs is no less than that of eggs, and it has better skincare and skin beautification effects.
In the process of artificial quail breeding, there are two major types of quail for everyone to choose from, one is dedicated to laying eggs, and the other is used for food. Let us take a look at 3 Different types of quail eggs.
(1) Japanese quail eggs
Japanese quail eggs are eggs produced by Japanese quail. Japanese quail is a world-famous quail species for eggs and the earliest domestic quail species bred in the world. The Japanese quail Kotaro used Chinese wild quail as breeding material in 1911. It was repeatedly improved and bred in the year, also known as “Japanese Improved Quail”. Mainly distributed in Japan, North Korea, China, India, and Southeast Asia. At present, the blood of European and American quail species has also been introduced into the new strain.
Japanese quail eggs have an average egg weight of 10.5 grams; Japanese quail eggs lay more than 300 eggs per year, with a maximum of 450 eggs.
(2) North Korean quail eggs
Korean quail eggs are produced by Korean quail. Korean quail is bred from Japanese quail. The weight is slightly larger than the Japanese quail, and the plumage is basically the same.
The average annual egg production of Korean quail eggs is 270 to 280, and the egg weight is larger, 11.5 to 12 grams, and the eggshell stain is the same as that of Japanese quail.
(3) Chinese white feather quail eggs
Chinese white-feather quail eggs are produced by Chinese quail. Chinese white-feather quail were jointly bred by Beijing Quail Farm, Nanjing Agricultural University, China Agricultural University in 1990.
Its body size is slightly larger than Korean quail, adult male quail weighs 145 grams and female quail weighs 170 grams. The mutants of Korean quail, recessive white quail, are used in the line. After 7 years of backcrossing, screening, purification, pure breeding, and promotion, they are identified and finalized.
The annual egg production of Chinese white feather quail eggs is 265 to 300 eggs. The egg weighs 11.5 to 13.5 grams. The feed-egg ratio is 3:1.
The above three types of quail eggs are the more common types of quail eggs on the market. The nutritional value of the three quail eggs is not much different, and any one of them is acceptable.