Coturnix 3 weeks sexing

Discussion in 'Quail' started by tamsflock, Jan 7, 2009.

  1. tamsflock

    tamsflock Chillin' With My Peeps

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    These are 3 weeks now. I read that is when you can start to tell.
    These are my first and I was thinking 2 on the Right to be boys and the 1 on the left to be female. What do you think??
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  2. Teach97

    Teach97 Bantam Addict

    Nov 12, 2008
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    I would agree...looks like nice little red on the two boys and the female is speckeled...want some real fun...try sexing the white ones [​IMG]
     
  3. SamG347

    SamG347 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    From left to right...

    Female.....Male......Male

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  4. tamsflock

    tamsflock Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have 22 more little ones that are a week old. I'll think the whites would be crazy to try to sex;) Thanks for your input.
     
  5. Marlinchaser

    Marlinchaser Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I thought they were sexed by dots on thier chests???
     
  6. monarc23

    monarc23 Coturnix Obsessed

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    yep you got it right [​IMG]


    yeah or try sexing the tuxedos, tibetans [​IMG]

    my method of sexing those colors is *wait* LOL
     
  7. monarc23

    monarc23 Coturnix Obsessed

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    Quote:they are [​IMG] a dotted full chest is a hen, a red/rusty chest (can have some spots on the youngster males) are males.

    Other colors, it's very hard.

    Browns and goldens are easy peasy to tell [​IMG]
     
  8. shelleyd2008

    shelleyd2008 the bird is the word

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    That's what I did with my 2 A&M's. I didn't have too long to wait, since they both started crowing at 5 weeks!! [​IMG]
     
  9. monarc23

    monarc23 Coturnix Obsessed

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    Quote:those lil insanoes just like my tux boy Ike. Annoying A &M boy of mine waited until he was exactly 6 weeks old the jerk. lol
     
  10. Teach97

    Teach97 Bantam Addict

    Nov 12, 2008
    Hooker, OK
    I have some browns or chocolates or whatever you want to call them...anyways...is there any difference in the head colors? I think some of mine are a lshade lighter than others and thought this might be a sex difference but might be just due to variation...if it is the sex difeerence are the more brown ones (less chocolate) female?
     

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