Snowflake quail.....girls or boys???

Discussion in 'Quail' started by TheChickInn, Jan 28, 2014.

  1. TheChickInn

    TheChickInn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi! I am new to raising quail ( my 10 year old son's 4H project). I hatched out only 2 of 10 snowflake quail eggs. These 2 are about 6 weeks old, and I can't even guess if they are boys/girls. I would love to have 1 of each. They look the same except for one is quite a bit lighter than the other in overall feather coloration. Any thoughts on what they might be would be greatly appreciated! :)
     
  2. Poetshens

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  3. TheChickInn

    TheChickInn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks for your input....I sure hope it's a pair!
     
  4. dc3085

    dc3085 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Thats a pair. The rooster is the one with the darker facial markings. He's in the front on the first pic and the back in the second pic.
     
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  5. veggietreeigrl

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    Sorry I can't answer your question, but I wanted to say those are very pretty birds. I also, think I have the same cage as you hehe. Have fun with them!
     
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  6. layinfram

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    Im sure u can vent sex them.
     
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  7. TheChickInn

    TheChickInn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank your for the replies....looking forward to raising more of these cuties!
     
  8. Classroom Quail

    Classroom Quail Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like a pair to me! Good luck, they're pretty! [​IMG] (I used to have bobs)
     
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  9. TheChickInn

    TheChickInn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So here they are again at 4 months old. One is still darker than the other- but lacks the darker head feathering. Do you think they are both girls? My son wanted to show a pair at the fair this summer, not sure what we will do now.....
     
  10. WaterfowlWierdo

    WaterfowlWierdo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Look like 2 hens...
     

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