Button Quail gender issue

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by PoultryParadise, Dec 8, 2010.

  1. PoultryParadise

    PoultryParadise Chirping

    Nov 30, 2010
    I should start by stating that I know little to nothing about button quail. I am assuming this one if female. What does anyone else think?



  2. mrslb333

    mrslb333 Songster

    Jun 15, 2010
    Halifax, Nova Scotia
    Yes looks female [​IMG] The males have a white throat which is very clear to identify. She looks like a cinnamon very pretty [​IMG]
  3. juliechick

    juliechick Transplanted Hillbilly

    Jun 27, 2008
    Southeast AR
    I also am new to Button Quail. I had three. They have paired off now, so I know for sure the gender of two of them. The males usually have rusty red feathers around the vent area and the females do not. Neither of mine have a white throat. One is blue with the red vent (the rooster) and one is white with splashes of blue (the hen). I had one other one that was pure white and I think it was also a rooster. It was getting beat up, so it went to a new home.

    BTW, there is a quail thread. You can visit there for more info on Buttons.

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