Button Quail Chick color ID?

Discussion in 'Quail' started by betta5, Nov 17, 2014.

  1. betta5

    betta5 New Egg

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    I am just getting back into breeding button quail again and am trying to figure out what color the chicks are. Can anyone help? Ideally I want to take photos of them separately tonight or tomorrow and make a chick ID guide on the new blog/website I'm working on: http://floridabuttonquail.wordpress.com/ It is still a work in progress :) Thanks...

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    Here is a second photo without the numbers:
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    And finally four more that hatched later and are more unusual looking. I would think the top left is splash and bottom right white. But the top right bird actually looks silverish but has faint darker gray lines running down it. The chick on the bottom left has very light head and wings over the rest of its normal colored body... so I'm a bit stumped.
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    Last edited: Nov 18, 2014
  2. betta5

    betta5 New Egg

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    I also think I may have a splash quail but it was too wet to take a photo of this morning...mostly yellow with a darker color streaking down the middle of the bird from head to tail...cool looking little guy :)
     
  3. spotsplus

    spotsplus Chillin' With My Peeps

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    1-white, 2 cinnamon, 3 silver, 4 & 5 wild color, 6 cinnamon, 7 wild, 8 silver, 9 blue faced. The "splash" actually looks like a tuxedo pattern. The one next to the tuxedo that looks like a bumble bee is a red breast.
     
  4. betta5

    betta5 New Egg

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    Thank you :)
     

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