Button Chick colour: please advice and some other questions. Thanks!

Discussion in 'Quail' started by evieblk, Dec 15, 2011.

  1. evieblk

    evieblk Out Of The Brooder

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    have pictures of button chick below: what is this colour and what will it look like when it is an adult [​IMG] [​IMG]

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    Also have other pics which need advice:

    What is she? I am still trying to differentiate if its a pearl? or red breasted female?
    And what is he? a normal wild? My darling pair Brownie & Conan.
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    This is a GREEN egg she laid - its very rough, not smooth, matt finish not glossy. Is this egg normal?
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    And here are Brownie and Conan's 2 x white button teens, do they look normal?:
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    Would appreciate your kind advice.... thanks!
     
    Last edited: Dec 15, 2011
  2. Stellar

    Stellar The Quail Lady

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    You have a wild color blue breasted hen and red breasted male.

    They apparently carry cinnamon (the one chick) and silver?
     
  3. evieblk

    evieblk Out Of The Brooder

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    Oh wow you are so lovely! thanks for letting me know. I have so many pics of my buttons of various colours ~ love them [​IMG] So yellow + red lines chick will become a cinnamon adult. My first chick of that colour. I have 5white teens now from Brownie & Conan. Thanks so much [​IMG]
     
  4. evieblk

    evieblk Out Of The Brooder

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    Quote:How can we tell it is a blue breasted hen? I cant see any blue in her and how can we tell the difference between a blue breasted, red breasted and pearl?
    As for the red breasted male, is this just the wild red breasted? It doesnt have dark feathers on its back - just lighter brown....

    I am really wanting to be able to identify their types/colours, but of course dont have that vast of variety of colour in my collection [​IMG]
    Is it ok if i took pictures and you could advice me, Quail Lady?

    Many thanks for your help! Cheers![​IMG]
     
  5. ruthless

    ruthless Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Try quaillady's website listed under her post to see lots of pic and color varieties.
     

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