sexing bobwhite quail chicks?

Discussion in 'Quail' started by Birdman18, Jun 5, 2010.

  1. Birdman18

    Birdman18 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi,
    Would it be possible to sex bobwhite quail chicks? I know they are fairly simple to sex as adults but just wanted to get an idea of what i have with my chicks.

    Thanks !!
     
  2. Riffecreek

    Riffecreek Chukar Junky

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    Depending on their age.. if you are talking about sexing them before they start to show their true colors, Vent sexing is the only way I know of.
     
  3. crash0330

    crash0330 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yeah vent sexing I believe is the only way to determine their sex, but if youre gonna try to do it yourself be very careful as doing it in a wrong way could result in very bad damage to your little chick.
     
  4. Birdman18

    Birdman18 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Oh ok I'll probably just wait then until they grow some. I wouldn't want to risk any damage to the chick.

    Thanks guys! [​IMG]
     

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