Think of your typical farm animals. You’re probably picturing a chicken, cow, pig, horse, etc. What about a quail? That bird probably didn’t make your list alongside the rest of them. After all, the song “Old MacDonald Had a Farm” doesn’t really include a quail.
Quails can provide many overlooked benefits to homesteaders. They’re not your traditional farm bird, but it turns out that they fit well into all types of homesteads. It’s easy to shy away from an animal like the quail since they’re not a long-established member of the farm animal family. These benefits might change your mind.
Let’s take a look at why quails should become a permanent part of your homestead!