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Someone sex my coturnix quail?!

Discussion in 'Quail' started by ChooksAndDucks, Aug 22, 2013.

  1. ChooksAndDucks

    ChooksAndDucks Out Of The Brooder

    Aug 8, 2013
    I bought 9 4-week-old quail for a local quail farm and they 8 were suppose to be female. I bought a silver coturnix(unsexed) because Ive never seen one before. The rest are wild type/brown. Someone correctly sex them?
    7 are like that^

    I believe thats male^
    Last edited: Aug 22, 2013
  2. gmendoza

    gmendoza Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 23, 2010
    Rock Hill,SC
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  3. ChooksAndDucks

    ChooksAndDucks Out Of The Brooder

    Aug 8, 2013
    So glad theres only one male. I was going to spilt the cage and keep a quadlet each side If I had two cocks. If the silver is a male im going to get 3 hens for it :) Do hens make noise when there 4 weeks? :) The cock is calling all the time some females seem to call thats why i doubted there gender :)

    Thanks, Luke.
  4. lewee

    lewee Out Of The Brooder

    Aug 22, 2013
    males will be the 1's with bald spots on the back of the heads, this comes from the females riding them , to get them to "play ball", after 1 month, all my males were "visible" by this activity

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