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Button Quail Sexing

Discussion in 'Quail' started by Stoykov, Nov 3, 2014.

  1. Stoykov

    Stoykov Hatching

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    What is an accurate and easy way to sex recently-hatched button quail?
     
    Last edited: Nov 3, 2014
  2. UncleFrank

    UncleFrank In the Brooder

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    Not that I know of until the feathers start coming in.
     
  3. dc3085

    dc3085 Crowing

    Until the vent matures or they molt into their colored feathers you can't.
     
  4. spotsplus

    spotsplus Songster

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    Usually by 3 weeks you can start to see red/rust vent feathers starting to emerge. Almost impossible to tell before then.
     

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