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I have ALWAYS wanted to see this! CHICKEN x COTURNIX HYBRID!

Discussion in 'Quail' started by monarc23, Mar 4, 2009.

  1. monarc23

    monarc23 Coturnix Obsessed

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    This is awesome! in "D" chick you can see both chicken and quail! WOW awesome
    A bird is a chicken, B is a "bleu" coturnix (wow i need this color it's NOT a hybrid it's a true color i did not know existed)! and C and D are hybrids:

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    C looks like a stork in this crossing of a rescessive white coturnix to a chicken:
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    and heres where I found this out at... i was searching chicken lavander genes and stumbled on this! LOL!: http://jhered.oxfordjournals.org/cgi/content/full/93/1/73/F1
     
  2. MoodyChicken

    MoodyChicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh wow, that's really amazing! It's so weird! I've heard of chicken guinea crosses.
     
  3. monarc23

    monarc23 Coturnix Obsessed

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    Quote:yeah i'ves seen those those are funky too! LOL! I have always read they crossed c hickesn to coturnix since they are related but I could never find pictures and finnally now when im NOT looking i find them! YAY! LOL
     
  4. Bettacreek

    Bettacreek Overrun With Chickens

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    Woah, wait, this is for real? I want bird "D"! How freaking adorable! I wonder what pros and cons there are with the hybrids.
     
  5. monarc23

    monarc23 Coturnix Obsessed

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    Quote:the main con is they're sterile which is kinda a good thing if you think about it no one would know anymore if they're getting true chickens or hybrids lol!

    Also it's done by artificial insemination... but guess who wants to try this hybridazation atleast once and see what I come up with MEE ME ME!!!

    I know you take a rooster chickens semen to a coturnix hen, i know that seems weird as the size of the egg, but somehow it works (read from scientific studies before i found these pictures.

    And yeppers its real, even talks about it on feathersite just no pictures [​IMG]
     
  6. Bettacreek

    Bettacreek Overrun With Chickens

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    Makes you wonder if you could get a male roo to fertilize a coturnix on his own, maybe those Seramas you're waiting on? Lol.
     
  7. monarc23

    monarc23 Coturnix Obsessed

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    Quote:hey are you reading my mind? [​IMG] [​IMG] those would be some cuties wouldnt they! LOL! That and ameraucanas! LOL! though... no natural mating of those poor quail LOL
     
  8. lowcountrypoultry

    lowcountrypoultry Chillin' With My Peeps

    Now for a coturnix x button! [​IMG]
     
  9. dinahmay

    dinahmay Out Of The Brooder

    Maybe I should put my male coturnix with my buff orpingtons! [​IMG]

    He is like a man on viagra. My female coturnix is practically bald from his antics. Apparently she doesn't care, because I've separated them, and they both cry and whine until I return him to the quail cage and his mate.
     
  10. First To Hatch

    First To Hatch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    so.... when do we like start ordering these things from some1 on here lol....
     
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