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Table 3 Nutritional composition of quail eggs (%, unless otherwise stated)

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
[43] [30] [14] [12] [44]
Proximate composition
 Moisture 70.9 71.0 * 72.9 *
 Protein 13.3 16.3 13.7 12.3 13.1
 Fats 0.63 2.6 11.9 11.4 11.1
 Ash 1.1 1.1 1.0 1.1 *
 Fibre * * 0.6 * *
 Carbohydrates 1.6 9.1 * 1.64 0.4
 Cholesterol 12.3 * * 12.26 *
Mineral and vitamin composition (mg/100 g)
 Calcium * 149.1 * 31.45 *
 Iron * 2.06 * 3.01 *
 Zinc * 1.28 * 3.16 *
 Vitamins A * * * 0.36 *
 Vitamins E * * * 5.9 *
 Vitamins B6 * * * 0.65 *
 Vitamins D * * * 0.45 *
  1. * = not reported