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male quails

Discussion in 'Quail' started by poncho76, Jan 16, 2012.

  1. poncho76

    poncho76 Hatching

    Jan 16, 2012
    I bought 2 chinese quails a few weeks ago, I didn't realise until we got home that they're both male. They're really noisy and keep waking us up in the night.
    Are male quails louder than the females? I can return one male and exchange him for a female but will this stop the noise?
    If I keep 1 male will he still keep up with the noise?
    Would returning both males and just having 2 females be better?

  2. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend Staff Member

    Mar 21, 2011
    New Mexico, USA
    My Coop

    Welcome to the forums! Someone should be along shortly to answer your question. [​IMG]
  3. mochicken

    mochicken Songster

    Apr 27, 2011
    NW Missouri
    Two females would be quiet, I know how annoying they can be lol. Males will always call, even if you get them female companions but if you put them in a place that gets dark at night they will sleep

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