Male Quail Call

Discussion in 'Quail' started by chickbird, Nov 15, 2011.

  1. chickbird

    chickbird Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 4, 2009
    In Trying To Sex Quail, Is It Only The Males That Make The Loud Call/crowing Sound?
  2. HEChicken

    HEChicken Overrun With Chickens

    Aug 12, 2009
    BuCo, KS
    My Coop
    I only have experience with Coturnix but if that is the variety you have, then yes.
  3. chickbird

    chickbird Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 4, 2009
    It Is Corturnix.
  4. Hot2Pot

    Hot2Pot Fox Hollow Rabbitry

    Feb 1, 2010
    West TN
    Whoop-de-doo equals a roo;-)
  5. The Critter Place

    The Critter Place Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 13, 2011
    Tucson, Az.
    It kinda sounds like
    'Look at me' lol....
  6. yinepu

    yinepu Overrun With Chickens

    my husband swears our males yell "CHOCOLATE PIE"

    i told him they can yell all they want... but they still won't get any chocolate pie from me... having an African Grey that fusses for pizza is bad enough [​IMG]
  7. mhwc56

    mhwc56 Chillin' With My Peeps

    some of mine holler "Look at me!" others yell"I'm a Brat!" and a few will say"i'm a dweeb..." those are always the youngsters just starting to call.
    I like the "Chocolate pie" call . i can TOTALLY imagine that 1 ...LOL
  8. chrishel

    chrishel Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 28, 2011
    The Windy City
    That's funny! We used to say our roo called "Buck a Brat!" (And we would tease the kids that he was trying to sell them).

    With many roos, they all sound slightly different. And when they are young, they make the funniest noises trying to crow.
  9. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend Staff Member

    Mar 21, 2011
    New Mexico, USA
    My Coop
    I have a 2 year old male Bobwhite that when he sees me, he screams..."Pee-U, Pee-U, Pee-U"...Do I stink that bad?? [​IMG] He is a very aggressive bird and this is his "I am going to bite you" call. [​IMG]
  10. mhwc56

    mhwc56 Chillin' With My Peeps


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