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1. See quail1.

[Latin coturnīx, quail.]


(Animals) any of several quails of the genus Coturnix of the family Phasianidae
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Noun1.coturnix - Old World quailCoturnix - Old World quail      
bird genus - a genus of birds
family Phasianidae, Phasianidae - pheasants; quails; partridges
Old World quail - small game bird with a rounded body and small tail
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Effect of different levels of alpha tocopherol on performance traits, serum antioxidant enzymes, and trace elements in Japanese quail (Coturnix coturnix japonica) under low ambient temperature.
Agboola AF and AA Adenuga Performance and organ histopathology of growing Japanese quails (Coturnix coturnix japonica) on heat treated jatropha seed cake.
Impact of organic acid on some liver and kidney function tests in japanese Quails, Coturnix coturnix japonica.
Yontemler: Bu amacla, 1 yasinda 120 adet disi Japon bildircini (Coturnix coturnix japonica) oral, parenteral yollarla ve ayni zamanda onlarin kontrol gruplari olarak gruplandirilmislardir.
A total of 10% of the quail chicks hatched annually died within the first week after hatching, most of them were kept in a heated enclosure with a nanny quail (Coturnix japonica or Coturnix chinensis) (Figure 1), which may stimulate food uptake in chicks.
There were used 84 dual-purpose female quails, originated from crosses between males of the line Coturnix coturnix coturnix, with females of the line Coturnix coturnix japonica.
histopathological changes in heart and gizzard of quail chicks Coturnix coturnix japonica [9] Observed histopathological changes in pigeon suffering from new castle diseases [10].
The pathological variations including comprised swollen granular cytoplasm, cloudy swelling and degenerating nuclei in epithelial cells of renal tubules were observed in Japanese quail (Coturnix coturnix Japanica) and in young chickens after the introduction of 75 mg/Kg Cd and 700 ppm Cd, respectively [17,24].
Growth, production and reproductive performance of Japanese quails (Coturnix coturnix japonica) in humid environment.