Button Quail Heaven, color help please!

Discussion in 'Quail' started by Bettacreek, Feb 10, 2009.

  1. Bettacreek

    Bettacreek Overrun With Chickens

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    Alright, I have several chicks, some are silverish/ivory (but they're ENTIRELY silver, not silver backed with white heads), some are striped silver with yellow, and others are silver with orange stripes. What colors should these guys turn out to be?
     
  2. Bettacreek

    Bettacreek Overrun With Chickens

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    Silver/yellow stripes
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    Silver/orange stripes
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  3. monarc23

    monarc23 Coturnix Obsessed

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  4. ButtonQuailHeaven

    ButtonQuailHeaven Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok, Silvers with yellow stripes should end up Silver Pearl and dark silver with Orange stripes should be Slate. Ivories would start as yellow like a White but it is a different yellow that is hard to explain. The top chick looks to me like a Silver Pearl and the other one is either some type of Cinnamon or could be Slate depending on how dark the Silver is. Pictures are hard to say for sure with different lighting and stuff. If I was there I could tell you for sure what you had.
     
  5. Bettacreek

    Bettacreek Overrun With Chickens

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    Would it maybe help if I took comparison shots in the same lighting of my adults? I appreciate your help. [​IMG]
     
  6. ButtonQuailHeaven

    ButtonQuailHeaven Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I doubt it but you can try. I just meant that pictures are hard to tell without a doubt. Being there I could tell you for sure. With pictures of chicks and the subtle differences in the same colors I am guessing. Some I can tell for sure in pictures but some are too hard to know which mutation because some are so similar and only have little differences. Make sense? I can tell you for sure when they are adults though or when they get some feathers.
     
  7. Bettacreek

    Bettacreek Overrun With Chickens

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    Alright, thank you. I won't bother with extra pictures then, lol. Shame you live soooo far away! America needs to be smaller. [​IMG]
     
  8. DsCasa

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    Hi, I am looking for some button quails.. do u have any for sale?
     

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