My first hatch, one different looking quail.

Discussion in 'Quail' started by Torghn, Feb 1, 2011.

  1. Torghn

    Torghn Out Of The Brooder

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    I'm party way through my first hatch. So far 24 Coturnix quail have hatch, 23 look almost identical and one looks like a golden. Are these a different breed or just a different color variation? I'm 50% certain it hatch from one of the few blue/white eggs I revived.

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  2. Robo

    Robo Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 15, 2010
    Knoxville,TN
    You have an English White with a dot on its head and two jumbo browns.
     
  3. Fat Daddy

    Fat Daddy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    In 2 weeks the yellow will be white but retain the spot, the other wild colored birds may pick on it. They did mine. It then discovered it was a roo and became kinda of a a$$. It now awaits its turn on the rotisserie.... Bill
     
  4. shelleyd2008

    shelleyd2008 the bird is the word

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    Personally I've never had problems with the whites getting picked on.

    The yellow with brown spot is probably an English White, either way, it is a white bird. It's pretty much impossible to tell if a CHICK is a jumbo or a pharaoh-sized bird, that's based mostly on adult weight [​IMG]
     
  5. Torghn

    Torghn Out Of The Brooder

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    If they get a long will the white breed with the others? Since I only have one I don't really want to set up a pen just for it.
     
  6. JJMR794

    JJMR794 Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:YOU BETCHA [​IMG]

    THEY ARE ALL COTURNIX, JUST DIFFERENT COLORED [​IMG]
     
  7. Attack Chicken

    Attack Chicken [IMG]emojione/assets/png/2665.png?v=2.2.7[/IMG] Hu

    Sep 25, 2008
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    What a couple of cuties [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  8. joe125

    joe125 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:YOU BETCHA [​IMG]

    THEY ARE ALL COTURNIX, JUST DIFFERENT COLORED [​IMG]

    X2

    Some coturnix mature faster than others, and it is my opinion that any aggression noticed against a bird of a different color has nothing to do with it's color, simply it's sex, or a natural pecking order.

    It takes an effort for me to sex whites/Rosetta coturnix, but a roo can spot a rival roo, no matter what the color. They can do this without either vent, or beer sexing.
     
  9. JJMR794

    JJMR794 Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:YOU BETCHA [​IMG]

    THEY ARE ALL COTURNIX, JUST DIFFERENT COLORED [​IMG]

    X2

    Some coturnix mature faster than others, and it is my opinion that any aggression noticed against a bird of a different color has nothing to do with it's color, simply it's sex, or a natural pecking order.

    It takes an effort for me to sex whites/Rosetta coturnix, but a roo can spot a rival roo, no matter what the color. They can do this without either vent, or beer sexing.

    MAYBE WE ALL NEED ROO GOGGLES FOR SEXING? [​IMG]
     
  10. peepsnbunnies

    peepsnbunnies Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 31, 2007
    Central Florida
    MAYBE WE ALL NEED ROO GOGGLES FOR SEXING?




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