New button quail

Discussion in 'Quail' started by Tibbs2346, Feb 4, 2012.

  1. Tibbs2346

    Tibbs2346 New Egg

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    9 new button quail have no idea the sex of them cause i dont have any eggs or the color mutation, 8 have red feathers around there bum and one dosent (grey one) do the females growl ?


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  2. PoultryQueen29

    PoultryQueen29 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I can't help you since I just got my first pair this morning but have fun with them! They're very cute [​IMG]
     
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  3. LynnA

    LynnA Out Of The Brooder

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    Alexandra is our cbbq (button) quail gurru, but if there is red around their vents, they are male. And only males crow, thats the growly, wind blowing noise they make. That single female might be growling to keep the boys on good behaviour! [​IMG]
     
  4. kovalines

    kovalines Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The dark ones seems males to me too.
    How old are they?
     
  5. Tibbs2346

    Tibbs2346 New Egg

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    im not sure the age, the one alone dosent growl but all the others do. looks like i got 8 males and 1 girl DOH!
     
  6. kovalines

    kovalines Chillin' With My Peeps

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    All the one who have the blue breast are males.
     
  7. Stellar

    Stellar The Quail Lady

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    Red vents are indicators of males. Males also make a growling sound.

    ETA: If 8 have red feathers, those 8 are males.
     
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