Virgin quails are small in size, their beaks are short, slightly high, slightly compressed on both sides, the tips of the supraclip are curved, the edges of the incisions with several notches. On the legs there are no spurs, but there are claws. The activity of quails of this breed is very similar to the activity of partridges
In Europe, these birds can be seen in zoos. Virgin quails are ornamental birds. They are not capricious about the conditions of detention, their reproduction can also occur in enclosed spaces. As for breeding methods and feeding rules, they are identical with the methods used for other quail breeds. It should be noted that the birds have a beautiful decoration: from the beginning of the neck to the forehead there is a strip of white color, on it there is another, darker strip. The color of the occiput is intermediate between brown and red. Feathers of the neck part are not light, they seem to envelop the neck as a bezel, behind the color of feathers is grayish-blue
The color of quails is dominated by red-brown tones. Nests of birds begin in early May. They shelter their shelter with dry grass. In the laying of quails there are 7-15 eggs of medium size. Nasizhivanie lasts about three weeks. Chickens grow quite quickly and in a short period adapt themselves to independent life, although they remain with the female until the next spring. Adult coloring of males can be seen by three months
Due to the long-term and careful selection to date, a wide variety of this breed has been obtained. It can already be confidently asserted that the birds of this breed are kept as meat and egg quail. Reproduction of this breed occurs in cells with dimensions of 30 * 40 * 150 cm. The obligatory condition is the presence of boxes containing ash ash and sand in the same proportions; one box of the cage needs to be placed a box for the subsequent laying of eggs.
Virgin quail breed