Determining gender of quail

Discussion in 'Quail' started by Kgroot, Apr 10, 2016.

  1. Kgroot

    Kgroot New Egg

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    Im brand new to quail (had chickens growing up) and I have four coturnix quail babies that are now just about four weeks old (birthday was March 20th) I believe that I have two roos and two pullets but Im not absolutely positive. If anyone would be willing to help me just identify through coloring Id much appreciate it.

    1. has a pink band and is in general really sweet.
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    2. has a yellow band (and is my favorite bird, i know picking children but really is my favorite child) [​IMG]

    3. has a blue band. (fiesty one who gets out all the time.)

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    4. also has a blue band but is so much smaller than the rest of them that he's easy to pick out.
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    I think the top two are pullets and the bottom two are roos. But as I am new to quail. I could (and am most likely) be wrong. They were hard to catch as right now they live in the garage. As you can see #3 my feisty one is obviously unhappy. He wouldn't let me catch him without try to bounce away.
    Thank you so much for your help!
     
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  2. cmobley

    cmobley Chillin' With My Peeps

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    1,2 girls. 3,4 boys.
     
  3. Kgroot

    Kgroot New Egg

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    Thanks so much! I was thinking so but wasn't quite sure.
     
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