Quail gender please?

Discussion in 'Quail' started by Godsgrl, Aug 21, 2011.

  1. Godsgrl

    Godsgrl Ostrich wrangler

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    I was given this quail today, and was hoping for a girl, but the owners weren't really sure. They have only had her for a month, and this bird has laid no eggs. They have another hen, and the two were fighting, so they had to separate. I don't see the bib that says male, but would love some more experienced opinions. Thanks!

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  2. animal8

    animal8 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What breed of quail is she? [​IMG]
     
  3. Stellar

    Stellar The Quail Lady

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    I believe it's a hen.

    Not all cbbq males have bibs. But it does look like a blue face or cinnamon blue face hen you got there
     
  4. Godsgrl

    Godsgrl Ostrich wrangler

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    Quote:a button quail
     
  5. Godsgrl

    Godsgrl Ostrich wrangler

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    Quote:How exciting! That will make my Silver male very happy. He is such a flirt, he offers me food when I go in there. I'm taking it slow there though. I do realize that some males don't have the bibs. Especially the white ones. That's why I wanted to ask here. Thank you so much.
     
  6. shelleyd2008

    shelleyd2008 the bird is the word

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    It looks like a blueface button quail, they don't get bibs. But it seems to have some blue on it's face/head? Does it? If so it's a male, if not it's a female.
     

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