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Question on colors...

Discussion in 'Quail' started by TinyTotsSeramas, Sep 14, 2011.

  1. TinyTotsSeramas

    TinyTotsSeramas Songster

    Jun 21, 2011
    Smithsburg
    What constitutes a Button Quail as being a "splash"?

    I have a Splash hen who is completely white with brown spots so I KNOW she's a Splash
    But I have a chick who is 5 weeks old who is Wild phase but has white feathers on his wings... what would he be concidered?
    I'll try to get a picture later today if needed..
     

  2. The Critter Place

    The Critter Place Songster

    Aug 13, 2011
    Tucson, Az.
  3. shelleyd2008

    shelleyd2008 the bird is the word

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    Sep 14, 2008
    Adair Co., KY
    Wild with white on the wings, breast, neck, or any of the above would be pied.

    Pied wild hen:
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    (as a baby)
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    Tuxedo hen:
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  4. TinyTotsSeramas

    TinyTotsSeramas Songster

    Jun 21, 2011
    Smithsburg
    Quote:My baby looks exactly like the bird in the 1st picture!!
    So he's a Pied then?
     

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