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The first Russian breed of quail was grown

Выращена первая российская порода перепела
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Apr 27, 2022
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Breeders from Siberia have something to be proud of. The last breed of quail in the USSR was bred in Estonia back in the 1970s. And for almost half a century, Russian farmers were forced to buy breeding products abroad, in fact subsidizing the development of breeding poultry farming in other countries. Employees of the Siberian Research Institute of Poultry Farming have been working on the creation of their own cross for 10 years. As a result, they managed to obtain a unique genotype included in the state register of breeding achievements.
“The Omskaya quail combines the best qualities of meat and egg breeds,” Andrey Dymkov, director of SibNIIP, told RG. - This is a very productive bird. It reaches a live weight of 240-270 grams already in 42 days and brings up to 270 eggs per year of life. Each year, one quail can give three to four generations. According to him, the "Omsk" breed is one of the most unpretentious. Eats little, while gaining weight quickly. Typically, quails require a fairly expensive corn-soy diet. And this bird is adapted to feed grown in Siberia. A universal breed can be kept even on an ordinary personal plot. A small cage measuring 30x40 cm is enough to accommodate 5-6 quails. - A poultry farm of 20 heads is able to provide a family of five people with fresh protein, - Andrey Dymkov assures. - At the same time, one quail egg in terms of amino acid and vitamin composition is equal to five chicken ones. And most importantly, both eggs and quail meat are an environmentally friendly product for ...
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