quail coloring--is this a female?

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  1. sparklechicken

    sparklechicken Out Of The Brooder

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    I checked the coloring on thequaillady's coloring page...but this one didn't completely match. She kind of looks like the red breasted female, except she isn't red at all. Does anyone know what color she is, and is she indeed a she? [​IMG] I just got 4, and I have: a normal blue breasted male, a silver blue face female, a silver red breasted male, and a "?"... I did the best I could with the picture since they're so skittish!
     
  2. shelleyd2008

    shelleyd2008 the bird is the word

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    She is a female redbreasted, the females shouldn't have any red on them.
     
  3. sparklechicken

    sparklechicken Out Of The Brooder

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    Oh, thanks! I think I'll pair the silvers together and the blue and red breasted will the other couple, then!
     
  4. Stellar

    Stellar The Quail Lady

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    The Normal red breasted males are blue with a red breast [​IMG] and a nice bib [​IMG]
     
  5. exoticquailbreeder

    exoticquailbreeder Out Of The Brooder

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    you have a red breasted hen. [​IMG]
     
  6. KFCGirla(TM)?

    KFCGirla(TM)? Out Of The Brooder

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    red breasted hen
     

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