Help me sex my Coturnix quail

Discussion in 'Quail' started by Epona142, Feb 11, 2009.

  1. Epona142

    Epona142 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    These are my first coturnix, the poor little five I hatched. They're coming up on four weeks here shortly, so I decided to have a go at figuring out there sexes.

    By reading monarc's great post, I know males should get red on the breasts, which one obviously has, but I'm not sure on another one, and the rest I hope are females!

    What do you think?

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    #5
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    Thanks!
     
  2. luvmygirlsinAK

    luvmygirlsinAK Chillin' With My Peeps

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    #1 girl, #2 girl #3 boy #4 girl #5 girl

    Notice that all of the girls don't have the brown on their chest and have spots? You have the perfect amount of females to male. Otherwise they fight like crazy for the girls. [​IMG]
     
  3. SamG347

    SamG347 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Female
    Female
    Male
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  4. tileman@prodigBird Raiser

    [email protected] Raiser Chillin' With My Peeps

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    all females except #3 which is a male
     
  5. deerman

    deerman Rest in Peace 1949-2012

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    great start, one male 4 females. just a few weeks untill they start breeding.
     
  6. Epona142

    Epona142 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Just what I wanted!!!!

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    Thanks for the help guys! I can't wait for eggs! [​IMG]
     
  7. tamsflock

    tamsflock Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thats great 4 female and one male.
    Unlike mine 9 female 14 males.[​IMG]
     
  8. Epona142

    Epona142 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    More to eat. [​IMG][​IMG]
     

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