Gender [Japanese Quail]

Discussion in 'Quail' started by phi3, Dec 24, 2015.

  1. phi3

    phi3 Out Of The Brooder

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    I have two Japanese quail, Unsure of age and gender.

    Are you able to identify with these pictures?

    https://imgur.com/a/XoHAs

    I believe one is male and one is female, I'm however very unsure. I have heard one crow early in the morning. Or both..

    Actually I think both of them are males.. ;/
     
    Last edited: Dec 24, 2015
  2. Chris102

    Chris102 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The Brown is definitely a male. White birds cannot be visually sexed. If it crows, it's a male, or you can vent sex.
     
  3. sniper338

    sniper338 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Brown ones a male. The white birds can only be sexed by beer sexing. Which is quite fun to do.
     
  4. Lapsa

    Lapsa New Egg

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    Please, do tell what is beer sexing?
     
    Last edited: Dec 27, 2015
  5. DK newbie

    DK newbie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Grab a beer and a chair and sit down watching them until you see them crow, lay an egg or mate another one. Think I ended up googling it when I first saw people talking about it ^^ Personally, I would leave out the beer though, I think it tastes horrible ;)
     
  6. Lapsa

    Lapsa New Egg

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    Ha ha ha - I usually do google everything :D
     
  7. phi3

    phi3 Out Of The Brooder

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    Yep, They were both males ;)

    I purchased 4 more quail, and upgraded their enclosure to 1.8 Meters (L) x .80 - 1 Meters (W) x .80 - 1 Meters(H) approximately.

    First time I introduced the girls they were fighting each other but they both have seem to calm down now.
     
    Last edited: Jan 1, 2016

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