Button Quail breeding-Silver to silver

Discussion in 'Quail' started by 4theLoveofBirds, Jan 17, 2017.

  1. 4theLoveofBirds

    4theLoveofBirds In the Brooder

    Jun 14, 2016
    Benson, AZ
    Hi all,
    I am new to buttons and have recently hatched 3 cute little buttons (4 weeks old now). 2 are silvers and one is a white. My question is, if I breed the two silvers is that going to cause trouble? Or silver to white? I know some color varieties in other birds I raise you shouldn't cross because its fatal so I wondered about buttons? Thanks in advance for any info.

  2. DK newbie

    DK newbie Songster

    Apr 20, 2015
    As far as I know, the only fatal mutation in button quail is the Golden Pearl. Silver to silver shouldn't cause trouble.

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