Kadaknath is only Black Meat Chicken (B.M.C.) Breed of India. It is a native bird of Madhya Pradesh. The commonly available colours of kadaknath are jet-black, pencilled and golden. The bird is very popular mainly due to its adaptability to the local environment, disease resistance, tasty meat quality, texture and flavour. Though the flesh of this breed is black, it is considered not only a delicacy of distinctive taste, but also of medicinal value.
Kadaknath Nutritive Value
Protein content in kadaknath is higher than 25% in an ordinary bird it varies between 18-20%.
Research has shown that this species has lower cholesterol (0.73-1.05%) than white chicken(13-25%)
High levels of 18 amino acids out of which 8 are essential for the human and rich in hormone.
Vitamins B1,B2,B6, B12, C and E, niacin, protein, fat, calcium, phosphorus, iron, nicotinic acids, etc.
We keep our chickens in open space so that they scavenge and live naturally. The benefits are also a reduced growth rate and opportunities for natural behaviour such as pecking, scratching, foraging and exercise outdoors, as well as fresh air and daylight. Because they grow slower and have opportunities for exercise free-range chickens have better leg and heart health and a much higher quality of life.
They are fed with best quality feed rich in all the nutrients required for good health. Due to integrated farming system, we at KrishiVeda are able to produce our own feed naturally grown free from pesticides and weedicides by use Vedic Agriculture. They are fed with green vegetation which is composed of ayurvedic herbs which keep them healthy and fit.
Free of Antibiotics
Kadaknath is a jungle fowl and very resistant to diseases and thus don’t require vaccination. It grows naturally and takes almost 6 months and thus don’t requires growth hormone or antibiotics for faster growth. Due to natural growth it is healthy and free from residues.
Goldmine of Nutrients
Nutritive table showing comparison of kadaknath chicken with other chicken
|No.||Properties||Kadaknath||Ordinary Table bird|
|1||Protein content||25%||18 – 20%|
|2||Fat content||0.73 – 1.03%||13 – 25%|
Merits of kadaknath chicken
High protein more than 25% (highest of all chicken breads)
Low fat73-1.05% only (lowest of all chicken breads)
Vitamins b1, b2, b6, b12, c and e, niacin, protein, fat, calcium, phosphorus, iron, nicotinic acid etc.
High levels of 18 essential amino acids as well as hormones that are required by the human body.
The amount of fat deposited in the body of a kadaknath chicken is itself very negligible.
It has great importance in siddha & homeopathy medicines for treating nervous disorder.
Cure of Many Diseases
Source of Antioxidant: Protect body against Inflammation
Protects Eyesight: Prevents macular degeneration
Source of Vitamin E: Due to rich in Vitamin E, it prevents the blood clot as well as reducing the risks of coronary artery disorder
Source of Iron: Rich content of iron in Kadaknath prevents risk of anemia and promotes muscle formation.
Treats Asthma: The eggs of Kadaknath can be beneficial to treat asthma.
Treats Headaches: The good content of antioxidant properties give Kadaknath its ability to treat headache just like tea.
Promotes Heart Health: Due to the presence of iron and another kind of minerals in black chicken, then it is helpful to promote the heart health. As the iron and other minerals work together to prevent the blood clot, then it will cut the risks of heart problems.
Source of Amino Acids: The ability of the black chicken to promote the body health is amazing. In fact, it provides the source of essential amino acids in it. As a result, amino acids have been known as the muscle supplement. In this case, it promotes the muscle formation for sure. Moreover, it regulates the blood vessel flexibility.
Prevents Osteoporosis: Kadaknath has good amount of calcium in it. Consequently, the adequate amount of calcium level in the body can enhance the bones structure and density. Thus it prevents bone problems such as osteoporosis.
Boost body Metabolism: Due to presence of Phosphorus in it, it boosts body metabolism.
Tasty and Healthy
A very distinctive taste and rich source of good health. Due to melanin it has its unique colour. Since we feed it organically and with ayurvedic herbs it gets a peculiar taste and texture which gives a new experience to its consumers.
Lowest in Calorie and Highest in Protein
Today everyone is very health conscious which is a good habit is. Before placing an order we check the nutritive and calorie count of the dish. Fortunately Kadaknath is the only chicken which is lowest in calorie count compared to all other breeds and highest in protein content among all other chickens. This will make it best choice for consumers.
Source of Women Empowerment
Every chicken or egg you buy from KrishiVeda will help us empower thousands of women who are involved in rearing these fowls. Women empowerment is one of the goals of our company and we are you can help us in this fulfilment of this vision. We have collaborated with many government, NGOs, and public enterprise to create a medium and channel for training, empowering and making women ahead in all dimension of our society.
The Japanese quail, Coturnix japonica, is a species of Old World quail found in East Asia. Japanese quails have a strong family life. Quails build sturdy nests on the ground, usually hidden under vegetation. While the female does most of the nest-building and egg incubation (21-25 days), the male often assists her and helps take charge of the young. Young quails run and are able to catch food for themselves within a few hours of hatching. Baby quails peep to each other as they feed, to keep the group together. In nature, quails remain in family groups. As the young birds mature, the families mingle with flocks of 100 or more birds who stay together and protect one another.
Nutritive Value of Quail
Quail meat is a sweet and delicate white game meat with extremely low skin fat and low cholesterol value. Quail meat is rich in micronutrients and a wide range of vitamins including the B complex, folate and vitamin E and K. It is therefore recommended for people with high cholesterol levels and those who want to maintain a low level of cholesterol.
Grown in natural semi-intensive environment
Rearing of fowls is a crucial task and thus we have adapted Semi-Intensive system of rearing where birds get freedom to express their natural behaviour and get open large shelter to protect themselves from predators. In this system of rearing they get time to scavenge and eat food of their choice. We have create an ecosystem of Integrated farming and therefore birds get all types of food they need to keep themselves healthy and strong. They feel like they are in their natural home in our orchard of all kind of fruits and vegetation free for them to enjoy.
Self-grown organic feed
Feed directly impacts the growth of birds. We follow Vedic Agriculture and grow the necessary herbs and vegetation and prepare the feed these vegetation and crops.
Very resistant to disease and thus require no Antibiotics
Being purely jungle fowl, it is very resistant to diseases. They grow very fast and thus require no external support. To rear them naturally we make sure that they are free from all kinds of antibiotics and hormones. Being the part of small ecosystem of Integrated farming they get all the nutrients require for good health.
A capsule of essential and rare vitamins and minerals
Although quail has a small body, it is possible that it has many nutrient in its meat. Commonly, quail meat has many nutrients such as protein, phosphor, fat, calcium, iron, and zinc. And quail egg also contains high protein and choline that is very good for our brain. These are vitamins in quail meat :
Vitamin B – riboflavin, thiamine, niacin, Pantothenic acid, pyridoxine, biotin, folic acid, cobalamin, etc. that increase metabolism and strengthen nerve system.
Vitamin D – promote the growth of bones, make macro elements assimilated, with thiamine and ascorbic acid increase immune system.
Vitamin A – strengthen bones, increase skin health
Vitamin K – processing metabolism cells, increase blood clotting, calcium absorption.
These are some of the essential nutrient provided by quail. Besides, it contain lot of other good stuff required by our body.
Provide low calorie and high protein, nutrient rich Eggs
The Coturnix quail egg not only has amazing protein, it contains good cholesterol and a high concentration of minerals and vitamins. When comparing quail eggs vs chicken eggs, one quail egg contains six times more vitamin B1 and 15 times more vitamin B2. Quail eggs contain iron, folate, pantothenic acid, phosphorus, riboflavin, and selenium, as well. Quail eggs are the only dietetic eggs in the world, after all.
Coturnix quail eggs have been proven very beneficial in fighting more than 30 diseases. These benefits have been recorded in scientific magazines and journals and through universities and laboratories.
They have superior protein quality such that the protein in the egg white contains ovomucoid. This protein component is so important that pharmaceutical companies are extracting it to make vaccines. Quail eggs alone, however, are very beneficial on their own. If you are looking for more holistic ways to fight infection or disease, the quail egg is a good choice. Quail eggs have been used for therapeutic properties for many centuries.
How to consume Quail Eggs?
You can assist your own health with a couple quail eggs. How do you eat them? Boiled, raw, pickled? There are many ways to cook quail eggs, but if you want to promote your health, the best way to consume the quail eggs is raw. Make sure you wash them first in boiling water. Unlike chicken eggs, quail eggs do not contain Salmonella due to an increased amount of lysozyme. Lysozyme kills harmful bacteria. The body temperature of quail is also higher than that of chickens, another reason why they don’t contain harmful bacteria that would make you sick. Consuming raw quail eggs with warm water helps your stomach not ache, however, you can have your eggs in protein shakes or with juices.
Health Benefits Of The Tiny Quail Egg
Is rich in nutrients
Tackles allergic rhinitis
Eases asthma attacks
Keeps your skin supple
Slows down aging
Helps tackle diabetes
Beginning your day with an egg meal boosts metabolism, keeps you satiated for long, fills you with nutrients, and takes care of your protein need for the day. Don’t worry about the cholesterol count, but have fewer eggs if you have diabetes.
Tasty, delicious and nutritious low calorie delicacy
Japanese Quails are considered as delicacy. They are low in calorie and high in protein. Taste of quails are very distinct than chicken and they are like by most of the people all over the world. They are one of the best alternative to chickens. They are small in size, contains all good HDL and promotes health and save you from heavy cholesterol. It great to start another healthy diet food- Quails.
A cure for many diseases
Although quail has a small body, it is possible that it has many nutrient in its meat. Commonly, quail meat has many nutrients such as protein, phosphor, fat, calcium, iron, and zinc. And quail egg also contains high protein and choline that is very good for our brain. These are vitamins in quail meat:
Vitamin B – riboflavin, thiamine, niacin, pantothenic acid, pyridoxine, biotin, folic acid, cobalamin.
Vitamin D – promote the growth of bones, make macro elements assimilated, with thiamine and ascorbic acid increase immune system. You may also read vitamin D deficiency health risks, side effects of taking too much vitamin D and sources of vitamin D.
Vitamin A – strengthen bones, increase skin health
Vitamin K – processing metabolism cells, increase blood clotting, calcium absorption. You may also another benefits of vitamin K.
Health Benefits of Eating Quail:
Take care eye vision: It contains lutein and zeaxanthin that can take care retina healthiness.
Take care our skin: Vitamin E in quail can prevent early aging.
Strengthen Bones: Quail contains phosphor and calcium in its meat. This two nutrients has benefits to take care bones.
Solve symptoms of respiratory system: Quails are an exceptionally rich source of Vitamin A and selenium thereby qualifying them as an antioxidant that can improve the lung function. Moreover, its high ratio of Omega-3 to Omega-6 fatty acids makes it a great choice for reducing inflammation without the uneasiness of applying inhalers.
Fix Body’s tissues: Protein in quail meat and egg can help us to regenerate some tissue and cells in nails, skin, hair, and it also can increase production of hormone and enzyme in our body.
Take care heart healthiness: Protein in quail meat and its egg can help to stabilize bad cholesterol in our body.
Give nutrition to brain: Quail egg contains choline that can influence the growth function of brain. Choline in quail egg also can help nerves performance in brain for increasing our memories.
Help in curing Anemia: Iron in quail meat has function to solve anemia or low blood. Iron also can help haemoglobin producing and erythrocytes that can solve less blood in our body.
A medium for poverty eradication
We have collaborated with many NGOs, public and private organizations to create a network which will facilitate opportunities to everyone. We have a huge network of BPL men and women working with us in our Integrated Farming System (IFS). Japanese Quail Farming is one of the important component of our IFS. We are trying to grow taking everyone together as a social responsibility. Anything you buy from KrishiVeda whether a product or service will directly help thousands of men and women to grow. We believe social uplift is our moral duty and we have integrated it in our business model so that our business will be a noble and ethical duty towards society.
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We have started our farm in Madhya Pradesh focused on two species - Kadaknath (chicken) and Japanese Quail(Jungle Fowl). We have many more types of chickens such as Assel, Nicobari, etc. We have created a free range home for all birds so that they will get freedom to express their natural behaviour and grow naturally. To ensure good health we prepare our own feed using organic produce from our farms. Feed is composed of ayurvedic herbs, azolla, protein and carbohydrates from legumes and soya products. All these mixed in a scientifically defined ratio which makes our birds healthy and happy.