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We process all our fresh quail eggs on the farm. We currently offer fresh and pickled quail eggs as part of our product range. 

Hoekkraaltjie is the largest farm-raised quail meat producer in South Africa and boasts with the largest strain world-wide.

We are the only major supplier that currently services the Hospitality and retail trade industry with Jumbo and Deboned Quail.

Our quails are slaughtered in a registered and ICSA (Islamic Council of South Africa) accredited Abattoir.

We personally do all processing to ensure the best possible quality of all our meat products. 

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Product Information

 
Jumbo Quail_SA Quails

Jumbo Quail

Jumbo 205 - 250 g p/bird

  • 4 Jumbo Quails p/pack

  • Whole, bone in

  • Vacuum Packed

  • Sold Frozen

New Yorker Quail_SA Quails

New Yorker Quail

New Yorker +/- 250 g p/bird

  • 4 New Yorker Quail p/pack

  • Whole, bone in, head & feet intact

  • Vacuum packed

  • Sold Frozen

Large Quail_SA Quails

Large Quail

Large 180 - 195 g p/bird

  • 4 Large Quails p/pack

  • Whole, bone in

  • Vacuum Packed

  • Sold Frozen

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Deboned Quail

120 - 135 g p/bird

  • 4 Deboned Quails p/pack

  • Semi-boneless

  • Vacuum Packed

  • Sold Frozen

Small Quail_SA Quails

Small Quail

Small 130 - 165 g p/bird

  • 6 Small Quails p/pack

  • Whole, bone in

  • Vacuum Packed

  • Sold Frozen

Drummets_SA Quails

Drumettes / Drumsticks

Drumettes +/- 20 g each

  • 24 Drumettes / Drumsticks p/pack

  • Bone in.

  • Vacuum Packed

  • Sold Frozen

 

Health Benefits

Not just only utterly delicious, but healthy too. Compared to chicken and duck, quails are...

  • significantly higher in essential vitamins, minerals and amino acids, 

  • lover in mono- and polyunsaturated fats, 

  • considered a complete / whole food, hence you need less of it, lover calorie intake for the same nutritional outcome, 

  • excellent protein alternative for weight loss. 

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Based on a study conducted in 2007 by the University of Agricultural Sciences and Vetenary Medicine, Bucharest, Romania, the following was determined:

VITAMIN & MINERAL CONTENT COMPARED (100g meat)

 

SPECIFICATION:

UNIT

MEASURE:

QUAIL MEAT:

CHICKEN MEAT:

DUCK MEAT:

Vitamin A

UI

243

140

168

Vitamin C

Vitamin E

Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)

mg

mg

mg

6.1

0

0.3

1.6

0.3

0.1

2.8

0.7

0.2

Folic Acid

Vitamin B12

Vitamin K

Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)

Vitamin B3 (Niacin)

mcg

mg

mcg

mcg

mg

8

0.4

0

0.2

7.5

6

0.3

1.5

0.1

6.8

13

0.3

5.5

0.2

0.2

Vitamin B6

mg

0.6

0.4

0.2

Vitamin B5 (Pantothenic Acid)

mg

0.8

0.9

1

Vitamin B4 (Choline)

mg

0

59.7

31

Calcium

Iron

Magnezium

Phosphorus

Potassium

Sodium

Zinc

Copper

Manganesse

Selenium

mg

mg

mg

mg

mg

mg

mg

mg

mg

mcg

13

4

23

275

216

53

2.4

0.5

0

16.6

11

0.9

20

147

189

70

0

0

0

14.4

11

2.4

15

139

209

63

1.4

0.2

0.38

12.4

ENERGY, PROTEIN & FAT CONTENT COMPARED

 

SPECIFICATION:

Water,%

QUAIL MEAT:

CHICKEN MEAT:

DUCK MEAT:

69.7

66

48.5

Energy Value

192 kcal

215 kcal

404 kcal

Proteins,g

19.6

18.6

11.6

Total Fat,g, which:

12.1

15.1

39.3

- Saturated Fat

3.4

4.3

13.2

- Monounsaturated Fat

4.2

6.2

18.7

- Polyunsaturated Fat

3

3.2

5.1

Omega 3 Fatty Acids, mg

460

190

390

Omega 6 Fatty Acids, mg

2300

2880

4691

Cholesterol, mg

76

75

76

(804 kj)

(900 kj)

(1691 kj)