Trio BlueScale Quail

Discussion in 'Quail' started by Valley quail breeder, Nov 2, 2010.

  1. Valley quail breeder

    Valley quail breeder Chillin' With My Peeps

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  2. farmerbud

    farmerbud Out Of The Brooder

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    How do tell the difference between the males and the females .
     
  3. Riffecreek

    Riffecreek Chukar Junky

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    Nice looking birds!! Wish I had some room for another breed of quail!
     
  4. JJMR794

    JJMR794 Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:IF ITS ON TOP ITS DEFINATELY A MALE

    IF ITS ON BOTTOM ITS FEMALE OR A VERY UNLUCKY LESSER RANKED MALE

    IF IT LAYS AN EGG IT DEFINATELY FEMALE


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  5. Sumatra503

    Sumatra503 Kozy Orchard Farms

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    That was such a smart alik answer!!![​IMG]

    I love it!!!

    Is there any other way to tell?
     
  6. Valley quail breeder

    Valley quail breeder Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:IF ITS ON TOP ITS DEFINATELY A MALE

    IF ITS ON BOTTOM ITS FEMALE OR A VERY UNLUCKY LESSER RANKED MALE

    IF IT LAYS AN EGG IT DEFINATELY FEMALE


    [​IMG]

    [​IMG] [​IMG] Beer sex um??? LOL
     
    Last edited: Nov 4, 2010
  7. JJMR794

    JJMR794 Overrun With Chickens

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    Yup Beer Sex 'em..... Its Important To Note That There Are Other Suitable Substitutes For The "beer" Part Of Sexing, But They May Have Adverse Effects On Your Accuracy [​IMG]
     
  8. farmerbud

    farmerbud Out Of The Brooder

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    I have 9 blue scaled quail that are 12 weeks old . This is my first time working with anything other than jumbo browns . I thought someone here might be able help .
     
  9. Omniskies

    Omniskies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I found this for you:

    "The Blue Scale is about 10 1/2 inches long at maturity. The sexes are almost identical in plumage color. Their name come from the delicate scale markings in their plumage which varies from slate blue to grayish in color. Both sexes have the cotton topped crest. Males can be detected from females by the plain brownish chin coloration. The females will have light pin stripes in the chin area. (Johnsgard, 1973)."​
     
  10. farmerbud

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    Thanks for the info . I'll have to check them out tomorrow .
     

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