Quick Quail

Welcome to Quick Quail!

Increase your food security, give your family more nutritious food, & save money. We are Austin’s newest innovation in micro-livestock.

Thank you for visiting. We are a startup and just getting set up. Check out the local TV spot with FOX 7 Austin above. We are currently limiting our service to zip codes starting in 787xx.


  • We have been awarded a $250,000 USDA grant. Read more here.
  • Hatch is starting October 15th! Reserve your spot now before the discounts end!
  • We are rebranding our subscription program as Quail Power.
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“Because of their small size, a homesteader can raise several dozen quail (including meat) with virtually no disruption to neighbors.  They are not noisy, do not escape their pens, and are not smelly.  There are virtually no significant management concerns associated with backyard quail flock that is kept confined.”

University of Oregon School of Law

“Highly efficient and productive, Japanese quail produce nutritious eggs that are a unique alternative to chicken eggs.  Widely consumed in East and Southeast Asia, Brazil and to a lesser extent in Europe, the market in North America is underdeveloped.  Therefore, marketing strategies to promote quail eggs as a high-quality source of nutrients for the consuming public need to be enhanced.

Egg Innovations & Strategies – Academic Press / Elsevier

Quail have outstanding potential for village and “backyard” production as well. It is this aspect that deserves greater attention. … They are robust, disease resistant, and easy to keep, requiring only simple cages and equipment and little space.

It is said that about 20 of them are sufficient to keep an average family in eggs year-round.

MicroLivestock – National Research Council – National Academy Press. 1991

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Summer Update 2021

We have just completed USDA grant season which was extended this year for new programs to make stronger food systems. We have submitted grant requests for approx. $1.5 million between our own projects and those of our customers. Sign up for our newsletter where we will announce project awards relevant to Quick Quail. Lots ofContinue reading “Summer Update 2021”

Pickled Quail Eggs

Pickled Quail Eggs

Can your recall the taste of the sweet and tangy pickled quail eggs? They have long been a favorite of immigrant families, particularly the Germans. Quick Quail is now offering the following flavors of Pickled Quail Eggs for sale at Austin Farmer’s market locations at $15/pint: Cajun Spicy Mild These eggs have been prepared inContinue reading “Pickled Quail Eggs”

Quail Tractor concept

We were happy to start early this morning on the quail Tractor. The idea is to position the tractor or quail pen over the garden beds. The quail drop their ‘hot’ droppings into the beds where they ‘burn’ the weed seeds in the surface of the soil, and maybe slightly deeper. Sign up for ourContinue reading “Quail Tractor concept”

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