Im 19 and looking to get my first beagle pup, me and my buddy would each like to get one from the same litter. When should we be getting them to start them next season? I didnt want to start them hunting too soon but also not too late. I thought maybe may would be a good time so they would be about 6 months old, opinions? And also for a first pup is one sex preferable over the other? My grandpa always had females but he passed away when I was 10 so looking for some advice here!