Is this a Brown Coturnix Chick?

Discussion in 'Quail' started by The Critter Place, Oct 23, 2011.

  1. The Critter Place

    The Critter Place Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 13, 2011
    Tucson, Az.
    I recently hatched out a handful of Jumbo Brown Coturnix. One seems to really stand out of the crowd with very different markings.
    I was wondering if he may be something else. Pictures I looked at in the sticky show one similar to it as a Tibetan.

    The face seems to have a diff. color of yellow... and the back of the head seems more rust color. The chest is very diff. and the wings almost seem to have barring in them.

    Many things about it seem to just stand out in the crowd. lol. I know the wild pattern Jumbo Brown will have a lot of variations, and I'm new to this, so I'm curious about this little guy.

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    Here's a picture of It's chest....

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    And here's one of the Browns..

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  2. Dingo

    Dingo Chillin' With My Peeps

    I'm no expert but it kinda looks like the rosetta I hatched.
     
  3. The Critter Place

    The Critter Place Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 13, 2011
    Tucson, Az.
    Hi Dingo,
    Thanks!
    Now I know i'm not losing it and it is different. [​IMG]

    I keep making hubby go look to make sure i'm not seeing things. [​IMG]

    If I need better pics I can try and get some today with my son to help. boy, these little stinkers just don't sit still or work with me when it comes to pic time! [​IMG]

    And I noticed they sure made a mess out of the glass! [​IMG]
     
  4. Stellar

    Stellar The Quail Lady

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    It sure looks like a little rosetta. How the heck did that happen??!! [​IMG]
     
  5. The Critter Place

    The Critter Place Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 13, 2011
    Tucson, Az.
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    I was hoping you could tell me! [​IMG]

    I can't wait till it grows and feathers!

    Guess I'll need some more eggs so it will have a few of it's own kind.[​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Oct 23, 2011
  6. Stellar

    Stellar The Quail Lady

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    I know now!

    When I was umphing a size, I used Pen LC as the breeding pen to do so. I had one hen in there that was a Rosetta and a big one so why not produce more...well some jumbo brown decided to carry the gene along....[​IMG] The wonders of size increasing...
     
  7. The Critter Place

    The Critter Place Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 13, 2011
    Tucson, Az.
    We need a light bulb came on smiley. [​IMG]

    So that I understand...(Bear with me it may take awhile. lol)

    So The Rosetta hen gave you a brown roo that passed the gene along, and the egg came from a brown hen?

    Gee... I just thought it may have been a free sample. Creative marketing. [​IMG]

    I'll be ordering eggs in about 20 days.. [​IMG]

    Just filled bator with chicken eggs. lol.. 18 days to go. [​IMG]
     
  8. Stellar

    Stellar The Quail Lady

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    Quote:You got that right my friend!

    Creative marketing...now that's an idea! [​IMG]
     
  9. The Critter Place

    The Critter Place Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 13, 2011
    Tucson, Az.
    It worked! [​IMG]
    Now I need/want more! LOL! It needs to be with it's own kind. [​IMG]

    Thanks so much for the sample! lol..
    I'll be back for more. [​IMG]
     
  10. The Critter Place

    The Critter Place Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 13, 2011
    Tucson, Az.
    My son came out of the bird room tonight and says to me....

    "Mom, there's a quail in there that is not a Jumbo Brown" [​IMG]

    I guess I never told him about the surprise bird. [​IMG]
     

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