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Quail eggs are an excellent nutritional source. Quail eggs contain about 14 calories and are slightly more protein-rich than chicken eggs. Quail eggs also have more vitamins A, B1 and B2. Additionally, quail eggs contain more iron and potassium than chicken eggs. While one small quail egg provides 25 percent of the average person's daily value of cholesterol, most of this is "good" HDL cholesterol. Quail eggs are low in the "bad" LDL cholesterol, making them a quality nutritional source of protein, vitamins and minerals while minimizing health risks from high cholesterol.