Quail Genders?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Quail27, Apr 27, 2009.

  1. Quail27

    Quail27 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Can anyone tell me what genders of quail I have by this picture?
    I'm hoping they're not all males, but to my untrained eye that's what I'm seeing.

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  2. LadyShred

    LadyShred Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They look like all males to me. Females have a ton of speckles on their chests. I have a little Courtnix girl and she's spoiled beyond belief lolz they are adorable!
     
  3. Linkoso

    Linkoso Chillin' With My Peeps

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    And i can only se one male, number 3.

    The rest are females.

    If they are mature you can check their backsides to see if it's a male or female.

    Here's a pic of Snorkfröken.
    One of my creme females.

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    And here is the male (if you can see him).

    The males got mutch more brown on their heads (the creme ones).

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    Last edited: Apr 28, 2009
  4. shelleyd2008

    shelleyd2008 the bird is the word

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    Your (OP) quail look like goldens and normal browns.

    #1 and #3 are deffinitely males, no speckles on their breasts. #2 and #4 look like males, but it's hard to tell. The pictures are very white, and it looks like there may be some spotting on their breasts. How old are they? Can you get better pics (not as washed out) of #2 and #4??
     
  5. Rosecomb-Ryan

    Rosecomb-Ryan East Indie Crazed

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    Quote:I agree!!!
     
  6. Linkoso

    Linkoso Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:My females dont got any speckles on their breasts... Are golden and creme/honey the same color? Never heard of golden before... Maybe it's only called creme and honey (honungsfärgad) here in Sweden? [​IMG] But they're looks like creme/honey in my eyes (except the brown one)

    And i'm still 100% sure 1,2 and 4 are girls. [​IMG]
     

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