Butlers 2 months old -When will i be able to tell sexes?

Discussion in 'Quail' started by Jenlyn9483, Jul 14, 2011.

  1. Jenlyn9483

    Jenlyn9483 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 27, 2008
    Jacksonville, FL
    Should they be looking different now? Some of them seem to have wider white face stripes than others and some have some spots on their chest and some have a rusty chest. Im so anxious to find out how many males or females I have.
     
  2. TwoCrows

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

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    Yes, at this age you will START to see some white coming in under the chins of the males, some white on their faces also. But you won't be able to make a positive id until about 12-14 weeks. The males will have the white and black/dark masks on the face and the females will have a more buff colored face. Give it another month or so to be sure. [​IMG]
     
  3. JJMR794

    JJMR794 Overrun With Chickens

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    Butlers Mature Much Slower Than Other Strains.. At 12 Wks You May Start Seeing The White Forming On Them But More Like 16 Wks To Be Sure
     
  4. Jenlyn9483

    Jenlyn9483 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 27, 2008
    Jacksonville, FL
    i looked at some images online and went and stared at them for a while. I have 1 for sure femaile her face is already starting to turn orange and her stripe is pale tan and smaller. There is at least 3 others that are suspectable females and I have some males that are already getting white under their chins. So i guess another few weeks it will be more obvious.
     
  5. TwoCrows

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

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    Hey Jen, enjoy your new Bob's! [​IMG]
     
  6. MobyQuail

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