Easiest way to sex japanese quails?

Discussion in 'Quail' started by quailss, Aug 7, 2011.

  1. quailss

    quailss Out Of The Brooder

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    does anyone know an easy way on how to tell the difference between a male and a female japanese quail? And what age could they be sexed?
     
  2. Tikkajazz94

    Tikkajazz94 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Depends on the color
     
  3. C&Rman

    C&Rman Chillin' With My Peeps

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  4. quailss

    quailss Out Of The Brooder

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    thank you very much
     
  5. joe125

    joe125 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    A 30 pack and a comfortable lawn chair! You can stick your fingers into their...nether regions if you like....I don't judge people.
     
  6. shelleyd2008

    shelleyd2008 the bird is the word

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    Males and females of the brown, golden, or cinnamon varieties can be sexed around 3-4 weeks old by the presence (for females) or lack of (for males) spotted breast feathers. Any other color has to be vent sexed. The link posted above shows pictures of what to look for as far as sexing a 'mature' male/female, but quaillady's site ( www.stellargamebirds.com ) also shows pictures of what the vent is supposed to look like for each sex so you can check them much earlier or when they are not 'in season'.
     

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