Quail Male or female

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  1. steven91

    steven91 Just Hatched

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    I was wondering if this is female quail because she didn't lay eggs since I bought her with other male.
     
  2. Nyla

    Nyla Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Males have a rusty colored chest and females have spots on their chest. Could you get a chest shot?
    Also has she crowed at all? If so she is a male.
     
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    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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  4. steven91

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    She has spots on her chest not like other male. I dont know if you can tell from the photo
     
  5. Nyla

    Nyla Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The pic is blurry but if her chest isn't all rusty and she has spots then she is a girl! She probably won't lay eggs due to over mating. Try putting her in her own cage for about a week. Also quails will start laying eggs at around 6 weeks of age!
     
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  7. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas, Steven91, and welcome to BYC! Hope you are able to get the quail answers you requested. :)
     
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  8. steven91

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    thank you
     
  9. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams Premium Member

    G’Day from down under steven91 [​IMG] Welcome!

    I hope you enjoy being a BYC member. There are lots of friendly and very helpful folks here so not only is it overflowing with useful information it is also a great place to make friends and have some fun. Unlike non chicken loving friends, family and colleagues, BYC’ers never tire of stories or pictures that feature our feathered and non feathered friends [​IMG]
     
  10. steven91

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    Thank you
     

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