Quail sexing for a dummy

Discussion in 'Quail' started by njduck, May 23, 2012.

  1. njduck

    njduck Chirping

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    Ok I am a virgin when it comes to quail. I just bought 10 white quail. I believe to be A&M quail. They are 11 days old. When they get older how do I sex them?
     
  2. ranit

    ranit Songster

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    Once they are breeding age you can easily vent sex them. The males will have a bump above the vent that when you gently squeeze on it a foamy substance will come out.
     
  3. Fat Daddy

    Fat Daddy Crowing

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    At around Five weeks, all your roos will start to crow.... Coturnix roos will crow in the dark! They will drive you nuts crow'n. When this starts, drag up a chair and watch. Spot the ones that crow and give them a zip tie bracelet.... hens dont crow. I would rather watch birds and drink a cold beverage, waiting to see who crows. Hate look'n up a birds skirt or squeeze'n toilet parts!! [​IMG] Bill
     
  4. njduck

    njduck Chirping

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    Thanks for the info. Is that 1 or 2 beverages per bird. Heck I will fill a cooler and start when they are 3 weeks. A good reason to sit in the shed
     
  5. Fat Daddy

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    Last edited: May 23, 2012
  6. njduck

    njduck Chirping

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    That was funny
     

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