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Japanese Coturnix Quail Color Varieties!!!!

Discussion in 'Quail' started by Stellar, Sep 1, 2011.

  1. Stellar

    Stellar The Quail Lady

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    Pharaoh- the original color one would see in the wild, wild-type pattern, dominant

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    Jumbo Brown/Pharaoh- Pharaohs selectively bred to be larger
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    English White- homozygous for recessive white. Most have black or brown spotting (NOTE a gene or dominant white has been reported and that the homozygous birds are of low viability).

    In photo on right...

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    Texas A and M/Jumbo White- selectively bred from English white and Jumbo Pharaohs to produce large birds for the meat industry.

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    Manchurian Golden- yellow gold with brown stripes. A single dominant gene for yellow changes wild type to Manchurian. The gene is lethal IF homozygous, there are light and dark tints to the Manchurian

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    Italian- beige to yellow with striated markings (v-marks in plummage).

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    Dark British Range- Also known as Tibetan. It looks like a dark chocolate bird with a white throat. Some have more white on them, some don't have white at all. Incomplete dominant.

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    Rosetta- Also known as British Range. A combination of an English white and a Dark British Range. A lighter orange/tan color throughout body. The UK call them American Range. Incomplete dominant

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    Silver- Not much known yet, incomplete dominant

    Tuxedo- two colored pied pattern. This is a result of a combination of the genes for chocolate with genes for recessive white. Recessive

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    Red Tuxedo- A new two colored pied pattern. Looks like a normal tux but the red replaces the chocolate. A combination of Range and English white.

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    Red Range also known as cinnamon? (The real cinnamon is not here in the US yet, more orangy in color)

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    Scarlett- Also known as Red Golden.. A nice red color with gold pinning. Incomplete Dominant

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    "Roux" Dilute- A lighter color of the wild coturnix. Recessive Also known as Fawn

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    Golden Tuxedo (still in the works)

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  2. thekid

    thekid Chillin' With My Peeps

    This should be a sticky haha



    Good Job Alexandra [​IMG]
     
  3. Quailer21

    Quailer21 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thats awesome, but how do you tell the difference between a jumbo brown male or female?
     
  4. thekid

    thekid Chillin' With My Peeps

    You can tell by the breat coloring, the males breast is orange the females is not orange
     
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  5. syble

    syble Chillin' With My Peeps

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    great job [​IMG]
     
  6. animal8

    animal8 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Do agree that this should be a sticky [​IMG] [​IMG]

    What's the Japanese quail, or is that just another name for the wild/Pharoah type? I was never very sure on that [​IMG]

    Thanks for posting this, very helpful indeed [​IMG]
     
  7. Stellar

    Stellar The Quail Lady

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    The Coturnix we all know is the Japanese quail, two names that are interchangeable [​IMG]
     
  8. MobyQuail

    MobyQuail c. giganticus

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  9. Stellar

    Stellar The Quail Lady

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    Thanks TD, That sure helps me! [​IMG]
     
  10. Country Heart

    Country Heart City Girl With A

    Great pics! [​IMG]
     

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