This really is a quail question, too. We bought 5 EE chicks a couple of months ago. The guy told me they were all pullets, but something in my gut had me worried about that when he told me they were 100% pure "Araucanas" too. I have been keeping my eyes on them and 4 of the five had bigger combs than the one, but I kept hoping that that didn't mean much because EEs are mutts. This morning I heard a pitiful crow. So today we have to re-home them to my father in law's flock. My 5 year old daughter was heart broken to find that out. I explained to her that her chick Alla-Grace would be lonely all by herself as tears ploppled down her cheeks. Someone have us a cortunix quail that they found and I was planning on re-homing her, too, but my daughter was hoping to keep the quail and Alla-Grace together. Would that work? Right now the quail is in a cage next to the coop, but they can all see each other. I never put her in with the others because she is so small and I was dealing with a feather picking issue at the time. I don't want to break my daughter's heart a second time by trying it out if y'all don't think it could work to begin with. Got any advice?