When temps rise, Japanese quail require a breeze

Tiny Japanese quail eggs are a small niche market in the United States, but they're a big business in Brazil where they are sold fresh in grocery stores in egg cartons that hold 30 of the small, speckled delicacies, and are ...

Birds get the green (and red) light

Japanese quail grow and breed best under green and red lighting. An important bird in the poultry industry, quail thrive better under these conditions than in white and blue light, according to recent research carried out ...

Scientists study wild pig impact on bobwhite quail populations

As part of an effort to understand the reasons behind the decline in wild quail populations, researchers from Texas A&M AgriLife Research have studied whether the continued increase in numbers and distribution of wild pigs, ...

Quail breeding discoveries shed light on human sexuality

At Nagoya University and the National Institute of Basic Biology, researchers have found a brain receptor that helps to initiate quail breeding. Meanwhile, researchers at Waseda and Kitasato universities are exploring the ...

Effort to bring bobwhite quail back to New Jersey Pine Barrens

After virtually disappearing from New Jersey, northern bobwhite quail were reintroduced into that state's Pine Barrens on April 1 as the result of a three-year collaboration that includes the University of Delaware's College ...

Texas Quail Index takes flight

The Texas Quail Index, a statewide effort by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service to monitor wild quail population dynamics,has taken full flight, said the effort's coordinator.

Reversing the decline of Texas quails

The Texas A&M University System and Texas A&M AgriLife are on a mission to address the state's dwindling wild quail populations, and a recent $2 million state-funded initiative reflects the importance of quail to the state ...

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