Actually the term 'quail farming' means, raising quails commercially (like other poultry birds) for the purpose of profitable eggs and meat production. ... Now, people throughout the world performing quail farming business commercially for the purpose of meat and egg production. Coturnix matures quickly and grows fast. They begin laying eggs in 7 weeks, 17 weeks earlier than Bobwhite Quail. Mature hens lay up to 300 eggs a year. Birds raised for meat can be harvested after 7 weeks, when they reach full size and maturity. Quail farming requires less capital or investment than raising any other poultry birds. You can start this business with a very small investment. You can start with a limited number of 40 to 50 birds.