Food Influence And Growth Rate Of Quail (Coturnix Coturnix), Periyakulam, Theni District, Tamil Nadu, India

Research Article
Thamaraiselvi V. P and Nirmala T
Coturnix coturnix, Millet, Ragi, Corn, Food and Growth.

Three pairs of Coturnix coturnix bird species were studied at the age of 4 weeks. These experimental birds were in a separate cage and fed on Millet, Ragi and Corn for six months. The growth was steady increasing period of January to June. Compared with both male and female of millet fed bird has highest growth 163 gram in weight the lowest growth was noted as Ragi fed on female 148 gram in weight. Food Consumption Food Assimilation, Food Conversion, Food Metabolized, Feeding Rate, Conversion Rate, Assimilation Efficiency, Gross conversion and Efficiency Net Efficiency also high in January and low in June.