Of all the known to date breeds, the white English quail breed is considered the most promising. For the first time these birds were excreted on the territory of England by the mutation method of birds of Japanese white breed
Coloring of birds feathers of snow-white color (precisely due to what the commercial appearance of carcasses is simply magnificent), however it is possible to meet and separate feathers of dark color. Oviposition of females comes to a three-month age and within one year they are carried away almost 300 eggs: the mass of one of them is a maximum of 11 grams. However, under conditions of domestic content of females, the mass can reach 1/3 kg. The breed of birds is recommended for keeping meat. As a rule, under the conditions of keeping females in a household, the mass of birds has the following indicators: male (3 months) from 250 to 300 grams; females max. 380 grams
Meat of carcasses is saturated with proteins, it is useful and nutritious, with low fat content – it is recommended for dietary nutrition. Sexual dimorphism is poorly expressed, as a result of which the sex of birds can be determined only after they have fully ripened, and this amounts to a two-month time period. According to some productive characteristics of the birds of this breed are similar to their Japanese companions, but due to the light shade of the feathers, they are very well distinguished
These birds differ from others in the color of the skin around the cloaca: the females have a bluish hue, and the males are pink. The males near the cloaca have a tubercle, if you lightly press it, a clear liquid will appear that looks like a foam. And it is on this distinctive feature that birds are distinguished. They become noticeable after one month, but sometimes after a longer time. On the indicators of production productivity and percentage data on the safety of offspring, these birds are the most viable
By main characteristics there is some similarity with Japanese quail. Activity of males is noticeable after 3 months from the genus, which ensures the profitability factor of the breeding. The feathering of this breed of birds is white. On the head of the males are a few spots of dark brown hue
Exterior of birds: pink legs and beak, eyes have black iris. Eggplant: annually 290 eggs with a weight of up to 11 grams. Birds weigh: females up to 180 grams, males – up to 160 grams. As for feeding and maintenance, they are problem-free, since these birds are not whimsical and eat relatively less food, but they are distinguished by high rates of egg production and the average weight of the carcass.
English white breed of quails