Quail meat is a prized source of protein and minerals. The health benefits of quail meat can be found by raising your only meat or sourcing it from the store. With such a short incubation time and then being able to process them within 7-10 weeks, quail can be an easy, fast source of meat to raise on your homestead.
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Health Benefits of Quail Meat
Although quail has a small body, it is possible that it has many nutrients in its meat. Commonly, quail meat has many nutrients such as protein, phosphor, fat, calcium, iron, and zinc. And quail egg also contains high protein and choline which is very good for our brain.
Quail meat is low in fat and calories, making it a healthy option for those looking to reduce their caloric intake.
Compared to eating chicken, eating quail is better for you because quail meat is higher in vitamin C and iron. Quail gives you vitamin A whereas chicken does not. And quail also gives you more minerals and amino acids than chicken meat.
Health Benefits to Eating Quail Meat
- enhances immunity
- improves eye vision
- highly rich in protein
- improves skin health
- strengthen bones
- good for diabetic patients
- helps in respiratory issues
- take good care of your heart
These are vitamins in quail meat :
- Vitamin B
- Vitamin D
- Vitamin A
- Vitamin K
Cooking Quail Meat
Whichever method you use, cook the quail until it reaches an internal temperature of 165 degrees Fahrenheit to limit the risk of food-borne illnesses.
Because of their little bodies, you need to be careful to not cook them too long which will cause them to dry out.
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Ashley is a stay-at-home homeschooling mom, turned homesteader, living in Canada. I have been homeschooling for years and love it. Now my children and I get to learn about and help others homeschool and be able to provide for their families and teach our children about where their food comes from.