Illustration showing an adult male (left) and an adult female (right).
Although not as common as chicken keeping, keeping quail, whether as pets, or for eggs and/or meat, is an enjoyable and rewarding experience. However, to be successful in keeping quail--or any animal for that matter--one of the most important things a beginner should do is understand:
Any animal needs the right enclousure, diet, and basic supplies to thrive in a captive setting. In addition, knowing where to obtain a certain animal is another important skill. This is all true for a person looking to keep quail.