Confused with button quail gender

Discussion in 'Quail' started by Rashid100, Jan 11, 2015.

  1. Rashid100

    Rashid100 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello everyone
    I have this young button quail who's gender Iam really confused about. It's got a red tail, so I thought its a male, but then I saw another quail trying to mate with it. What do you guys think?
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  2. Tony K T

    Tony K T Overrun With Chickens

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    Seeing the red in the tail plus the bib,I would say male.They both look like males to me.
    In N.H.,Tony.
     
  3. Rashid100

    Rashid100 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I don't think its a bib. I feel like that's just the tuxedo mutation causing the white on the chin.
     
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  4. Rashid100

    Rashid100 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here's a better pic
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  5. Bryam

    Bryam Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Definite male. Males will mount each other to show dominance. The difference they don't actually mate with them.:rolleyes:
     
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  6. Rashid100

    Rashid100 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks :) I think Iam gonna need to separate then now
     
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  7. Bryam

    Bryam Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes, go get a few girls for those boys!
     
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  8. Rashid100

    Rashid100 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I really want to but don't know where. Maybe I'll hatch out some
     
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  9. Guineagang

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    They are beautiful! What type of coloring is he? Do you know what colors his parents are?
     
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  10. Bryam

    Bryam Chillin' With My Peeps

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    A simple cinnamon. The tuxedo is a cutie!
     
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