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Table 1 Nutritional composition (%) of quail meat

From: A way forward for the South African quail sector as a potential contributor to food and nutrition security following the aftermath of COVID-19: a review

Nutrients Sources
[37] [28] [30] [38]
Proximate compositions
 Moisture 72.59 72.39 73.50 74.59
 Protein 23.38 21.65 18.4 22.82
 Fat 2.21 3.57 4.21 1.77
 Ash 1.51 2.47 0.94 1.24
Amino acids compositions
 Lysine 2.19 8.99 * 7.12
 Methionine 0.56 2.69 * 3.18
 Isoleucine 1.22 5.10 * 5.37
 Leucine 2.69 8.15 * 7.44
 Phenylalanine 0.97 4.68 * 5.48
 Threonine 0.74 4.58 * 6.02
 Valine 1.29 5.20 * 7.12
 Cysteine 0.20 1.34 * 0.87
 Tyrosine 0.61 3.49 * 2.85
  1. * = not reported