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post #11 of 16
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Originally Posted by JaeG View Post


​Pharaoh and Italian colours can be sexed visually.  Females have a spotted chest, males have a solid coloured chest.

Here is my male Italian (top photo) compared to my female Italian (bottom photo).





Cool thanks for correcting me.
post #12 of 16
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Originally Posted by luluquail View Post

Not to think that you are wrong but I thought that the only way to sex them was to check their butt.
Male if mature has foam female doesn't.

Be careful sexing them that way - females can expel foam like a male if they've been mated with (foam transfer) and some boys may be late bloomers/foamers 😜
post #13 of 16
Thread Starter 
They're a little bit older now. What do you think about the gender?



post #14 of 16
Ohh cuties big_smile.png!

B and D look like pharaoh males with rusty chests instead of speckles although B has a small chance of being a girl with only a few speckles under the chin if they don't get more red like D tongue.png

A and C are hard to tell, I think they may be a color that can't be sexed by plumage xD!
post #15 of 16
Thread Starter 
Well, I am pretty sure that I am going to have way too many males. I am too attached to them to get rid of them, so it looks like I will be searching for more females and expanding the coop. Finding females is going to be harder than making a larger coop!
post #16 of 16
Hehe good luck! Make sure you get your females from a clean and healthy place, i had a bad experience with buying live quail from a "reputable" farm hmm.png
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