United States Department of Agriculture
Agricultural Research Service

National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference Legacy Release
Try FoodData Central Full Report (All Nutrients):  05157, Quail, meat and skin, raw
Food Group: Poultry Products
Scientific Name:  Coturnix spp. and Colinus spp.
Carbohydrate Factor: 3.87   Fat Factor:9.02   Protein Factor: 4.27   Nitrogen to Protein Conversion Factor: 6.25  
Refuse: 10%   Refuse Description:   Bone
heading Nutrient Unit
Value per 100 g
# of Data Points Std. Error
quail 109 g

unit (yield from 1 lb ready-to cook quail) 405 g
Proximates Water g 69.65 2 -- 75.92 282.08
Proximates Energy kcal 192 -- -- 209 778
Proximates Energy kJ 803 -- -- 875 3252
Proximates Protein g 19.63 12 0.320 21.40 79.50
Proximates Total lipid (fat) g 12.05 2 -- 13.13 48.80
Proximates Ash g 0.90 2 -- 0.98 3.65
Proximates Carbohydrate, by difference g 0.00 -- -- 0.00 0.00
Proximates Fiber, total dietary g 0.0 -- -- 0.0 0.0
Minerals Calcium, Ca mg 13 -- -- 14 53
Minerals Iron, Fe mg 3.97 -- -- 4.33 16.08
Minerals Magnesium, Mg mg 23 -- -- 25 93
Minerals Phosphorus, P mg 275 -- -- 300 1114
Minerals Potassium, K mg 216 -- -- 235 875
Minerals Sodium, Na mg 53 -- -- 58 215
Minerals Zinc, Zn mg 2.42 -- -- 2.64 9.80
Minerals Copper, Cu mg 0.507 -- -- 0.553 2.053
Minerals Manganese, Mn mg 0.019 -- -- 0.021 0.077
Minerals Selenium, Se µg 16.6 -- -- 18.1 67.2
Vitamins Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid mg 6.1 -- -- 6.6 24.7
Vitamins Thiamin mg 0.244 -- -- 0.266 0.988
Vitamins Riboflavin mg 0.260 5 0.008 0.283 1.053
Vitamins Niacin mg 7.538 -- -- 8.216 30.529
Vitamins Pantothenic acid mg 0.772 -- -- 0.841 3.127
Vitamins Vitamin B-6 mg 0.600 5 0.041 0.654 2.430
Vitamins Folate, total µg 8 5 0.000 9 32
Vitamins Folic acid µg 0 -- -- 0 0
Vitamins Folate, food µg 8 5 0.000 9 32
Vitamins Folate, DFE µg 8 -- -- 9 32
Vitamins Vitamin B-12 µg 0.43 -- -- 0.47 1.74
Vitamins Vitamin A, RAE µg 73 5 1.000 80 296
Vitamins Retinol µg 73 5 1.000 80 296
Vitamins Vitamin A, IU IU 243 5 5.000 265 984
Lipids Fatty acids, total saturated g 3.380 -- -- 3.684 13.689
Lipids 4:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 6:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 8:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 10:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 12:0 g 0.040 -- -- 0.044 0.162
Lipids 14:0 g 0.100 -- -- 0.109 0.405
Lipids 16:0 g 2.190 -- -- 2.387 8.869
Lipids 18:0 g 0.880 -- -- 0.959 3.564
Lipids Fatty acids, total monounsaturated g 4.180 -- -- 4.556 16.929
Lipids 16:1 undifferentiated g 0.620 -- -- 0.676 2.511
Lipids 18:1 undifferentiated g 3.520 -- -- 3.837 14.256
Lipids 20:1 g 0.010 -- -- 0.011 0.041
Lipids 22:1 undifferentiated g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated g 2.980 -- -- 3.248 12.069
Lipids 18:2 undifferentiated g 2.300 -- -- 2.507 9.315
Lipids 18:3 undifferentiated g 0.420 -- -- 0.458 1.701
Lipids 18:4 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 20:4 undifferentiated g 0.140 -- -- 0.153 0.567
Lipids 20:5 n-3 (EPA) g 0.010 -- -- 0.011 0.041
Lipids 22:5 n-3 (DPA) g 0.030 -- -- 0.033 0.121
Lipids 22:6 n-3 (DHA) g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids Cholesterol mg 76 -- -- 83 308
Amino Acids Tryptophan g 0.288 -- -- 0.314 1.166
Amino Acids Threonine g 0.945 -- -- 1.030 3.827
Amino Acids Isoleucine g 1.013 -- -- 1.104 4.103
Amino Acids Leucine g 1.613 -- -- 1.758 6.533
Amino Acids Lysine g 1.645 -- -- 1.793 6.662
Amino Acids Methionine g 0.591 -- -- 0.644 2.394
Amino Acids Cystine g 0.340 -- -- 0.371 1.377
Amino Acids Phenylalanine g 0.826 -- -- 0.900 3.345
Amino Acids Tyrosine g 0.849 -- -- 0.925 3.438
Amino Acids Valine g 1.033 -- -- 1.126 4.184
Amino Acids Arginine g 1.279 -- -- 1.394 5.180
Amino Acids Histidine g 0.696 -- -- 0.759 2.819
Amino Acids Alanine g 1.260 -- -- 1.373 5.103
Amino Acids Aspartic acid g 1.652 -- -- 1.801 6.691
Amino Acids Glutamic acid g 2.530 -- -- 2.758 10.246
Amino Acids Glycine g 1.542 -- -- 1.681 6.245
Amino Acids Proline g 0.866 -- -- 0.944 3.507
Amino Acids Serine g 0.937 -- -- 1.021 3.795
Other Alcohol, ethyl g 0.0 -- -- 0.0 0.0
Langual Code(s)

  • A0273 POULTRY OR POULTRY PRODUCT (US CFR)
  • A1275 0500 POULTRY PRODUCTS (USDA SR)
  • B1346 QUAIL
  • C0267 SKELETAL MEAT PART, WITHOUT BONE, WITH SKIN
  • E0152 DIVIDED INTO PIECES
  • F0003 NOT HEAT-TREATED
  • G0003 COOKING METHOD NOT APPLICABLE
  • H0003 NO TREATMENT APPLIED
  • J0001 PRESERVATION METHOD NOT KNOWN
  • K0003 NO PACKING MEDIUM USED
  • M0001 CONTAINER OR WRAPPING NOT KNOWN
  • N0001 FOOD CONTACT SURFACE NOT KNOWN
  • P0024 HUMAN FOOD, NO AGE SPECIFICATION
  • Z0003 MEAT COLOR, UNDESIGNATED OR UNKNOWN