Bobwhite Quartet: Guess My Age!

Discussion in 'Quail' started by ApplesPi, Jul 1, 2016.

  1. ApplesPi

    ApplesPi Just Hatched

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    Last week we got a quartet of bobwhite chicks at the Maryland Poultry Swap. The sign said they were between 5-10 weeks then, but im curious if i can get a more accurate estimate for each. Age of juvie quail ks determined by their primary, feathers so have a look at theirs and have a go.

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    RED: my guess 5 weeks exactly

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    YELLOW: my guess 6 weeks

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    GREEN: another 5 week?

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    BLUE: another 6 week?

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    BLUE -also had a nail fall off, and had poop crusted on its toe. Should i do anything other than clean it off?
     
  2. mporche

    mporche Out Of The Brooder

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    six weeks.
     

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