Bobwhite chicks

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by pjquail, Oct 3, 2014.

  1. pjquail

    pjquail Chirping

    Aug 7, 2014
    So I have 6 one month old bobwhite chicks, and I have noticed that only 1 has gotten very bright white feathers on and underneath it's wings that are quite long. Is this an indication of gender? Thanks so much![​IMG]
    (Bad picture, doesn't really show how much white there really is...)
  2. MeghanChickLady

    MeghanChickLady Chirping

    Aug 6, 2014
    Im no quail expert, but yes, I would take this as an arrow to gender. As the chick grows, just watch for signs that he/she is larger than the others, slightly more aggressive, marks themselves as the leader. . .etc. Or when theyre big enough you can just sex them.If it shows these signs, its probably male.
    Last edited: Oct 22, 2014

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