What species of quail is/are farmed in Australia?

To: "David McDonald (personal)" <>,
Subject: What species of quail is/are farmed in Australia?
From: brian fleming <>
Date: Sun, 20 Mar 2011 20:46:16 +1100
They are domesticated Japanese quail. Their eggs are also sold - they are even more reliable layers than domestic fowls.

Anthea Fleming

On 20/03/2011 3:59 PM, David McDonald (personal) wrote:
Hi, I have been party to a discussion about what species of quail are
farmed and sold for meat in Australia. Someone reckons the farmed quail
have been bred from indigenous species, someone else reckons they are
King Quail. Does anyone know the 'real facts'?

This arose in the context of a discussion about preserving native

Thanks - David


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