What colour will my coturnix chick be?

Discussion in 'Quail' started by JaeG, Nov 27, 2014.

  1. JaeG

    JaeG Overrun With Chickens

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    We've just hatched out 6 cute little coturnix quail. 5 look to be Italian or Gold colouring but one is all yellow except for his/her black eyebrows. Any ideas on what colour it will feather out to be? The Dad is a golden, 2 of the eggs were from our Italian girl and 4 are from our white girl - the parents are in my profile pic (they were bought as youngsters from a breeder so not sure about their parentage).
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  2. sunflour

    sunflour Flock Master Premium Member Project Manager

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    Can't answer the question, I'm a chicken lady…but had to comment how cute the baby is. My dad raised quail, but i never realized how many different breeds there are.
     
  3. JaeG

    JaeG Overrun With Chickens

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    They are super cute and so little - the kids and I can't stop checking on them!
     
  4. sunflour

    sunflour Flock Master Premium Member Project Manager

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    My dad hatched and raised plain BobWhite quail…honestly until I joined BYC, I didn't realize the varieties of non-chicken fowl. Maybe one day I'll expand, who knows.
     
  5. Fat Daddy

    Fat Daddy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Your yellow chick will be white in 2 weeks or so..... As a rule, yellow chicks of most fowl are white birds......
     

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