Gender and Type?

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  1. Peep-Chicken

    Peep-Chicken Overrun With Chickens

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    "Dark-beak" wild brown coturnix

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    "Light-beak" wild brown coturnix

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    "Tibetan" Tibetan/Rosetta coturnix

    Thanks.
     
  2. Quailgenes

    Quailgenes Out Of The Brooder

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    You should be able to tell by the breast feather. I believe red/orange means male and speckled means female. You should see it easily on the wild type if they are old enough. Not sure about the other colors they come in. I don't have any yet but I been reading up.
     
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  3. Peep-Chicken

    Peep-Chicken Overrun With Chickens

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    Okay thanks. So are all three male? They kinda have read feathers.
     
  4. DK newbie

    DK newbie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    As far as I can tell, none of those are 'wild types'. Probably all Tibetan or whatever it's called. So I think you'd need to wait till they mature and vent sex them.
     
  5. Peep-Chicken

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    Okay, thanks! :)
     
  6. dc3085

    dc3085 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Tibetan mutts. Cant be sexed by feather.
     
  7. Peep-Chicken

    Peep-Chicken Overrun With Chickens

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    Thanks. Do you think they are male then?
     
  8. dc3085

    dc3085 Chillin' With My Peeps

    When i say they cant be sexed by feather i mean you cannot look at them and tell them apart. Youll either have to vent sex them or wait for the roos to start crowing.
     
  9. Peep-Chicken

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    Oh I'm sorry. I misread that. Thank you.
     

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