Buttonquail Identification

Discussion in 'Quail' started by Murphy_the_Hooligan, May 24, 2019.

  1. Murphy_the_Hooligan

    Murphy_the_Hooligan Chirping

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    I have a red breasted hen and a white rooster that hatched babies. The babies are now 3.5 weeks old and their down suggested 1 white and 2 red breasted chicks (4 didn’t make it) but judging by their feathers, the “red breasted” chicks appear to be basic brown hens that may or may not be growing bibs. Am I crazy? Ive only ever had brown chicks with brown down, the red breasted hen looked exactly like these babies when she hatched. I’ve included photos below. What color/gender are these babies?
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