Updated Pics of my "golden wonder" chick

Discussion in 'Quail' started by mochicken, Dec 14, 2011.

  1. mochicken

    mochicken Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 27, 2011
    NW Missouri
    I have Tibetans and English Whites and when I got them they were kept in the same cage for a while, I hatched some eggs as a test hatch to make sure they were fertile and got 7 out of 10 babies ( I dropped one that was 14 days into incubation and 2 were yolkers )

    I have a few that might be tuxedo like patters or could be all tibetans, im not sure as this is my first REAL attempt to breed quail other than bobwhites when I was younger.

    I had one chick that was born golden with a light wild pattern, weird considering the "parent" birds were not gold but I do not fully understand the gene pattern of the Coturnix just yet ( if anyone knows of a post I would love to read up on it )

    Here are two pics, one is on the first day of hatching and the next pic is 8 days old, as you can see its staying light and feathering out quite pretty

    Sorry for the crappy second pic, I will attempt more later on and post them.

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  2. dt1958

    dt1958 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Nice Chick ! I cant wait to hatch my first chick, just put my first 24 cot eggs in the incubator this morning and have more arriving in a few days. I have always had chickens & always wanted to raise some quail. So much to learn as you say about the genetics but i'm willing to give it a go & with all the great folks on this site I dont see any question that cant be answered here !
     
  3. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend Staff Member

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    Gorgeous colors on that baby! [​IMG]
     
  4. Chikndinner

    Chikndinner Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like you could call it an Italian Golden.
     
  5. Stellar

    Stellar The Quail Lady

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    Definitely an Italian or Golden. But pretty pretty!!
     
  6. The Critter Place

    The Critter Place Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 13, 2011
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    Oh I love the markings on that baby!
    Can't wait to see it grown!
     
  7. mochicken

    mochicken Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 27, 2011
    NW Missouri
    So I guess goldens are made by breeding whites with Tibetans?
     
  8. Stellar

    Stellar The Quail Lady

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    Quote:Nope BUT if your Tibetans or whites carry gold than it pops up.
     
  9. mochicken

    mochicken Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 27, 2011
    NW Missouri
    Ahhh gotcha, I have about 30 more eggs in the incubator now, hopefully I can hatch more out with this coloration
     
  10. bfrancis

    bfrancis Chillin' With My Peeps

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    There's a chance you could get some from what I sent you....
     

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