Bobwhite gender

Discussion in 'Quail' started by Alwayswantchics, Aug 4, 2013.

  1. Alwayswantchics

    Alwayswantchics Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here are some pics of my 6wk old bobwhites. Can anyone tell me what sex you see? Husband and I see all males.[​IMG][/IMG][/IMG][/IMG][/IMG]
     
  2. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend... Staff Member

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    You can't sex them until 11 or 12 weeks when they start to get their adult feathering. The males will have a black and white "mask" type face and head. The females will be buff colored. :)
     

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