What colour will this chick be?

Discussion in 'Quail' started by KrisandLuna, Aug 31, 2016.

  1. KrisandLuna

    KrisandLuna Out Of The Brooder

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    The chick on the left is significantly lighter than the right one. The right one will be a pharaoh.

    Daddy is a a+m and mamma is a jumbo pharaoh but possibility of white recessive.

    Thanks!
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  2. lomine

    lomine Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks a lot like an Italian or maybe Manchurian (sp?) gold. But I'm no expert on quail genetics so I don't know if that's possible.
    I have some Itailans. Here's a picture of one of mine as a chick.
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    Here is an adult male.
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  3. KrisandLuna

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    Thanks! Your little guy looks like there is more yellow.

    Here's another closer pic.
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  4. lomine

    lomine Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Aw, with his doggie buddy. How cute. Yeah some had bigger/wider strips than others. That's the best close-up I have but here's a group shot. You can see they are all a bit different. This is right out of the incubator.
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    I do know that pharaoh colors breed with Italians will produces both colors. Also, I got my first quail from a local backyard breeder. His quail also produced A&Ms but I know he only had male A&Ms at that time. So there's that, for whatever it's worrh.
     
  5. KrisandLuna

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    Ahhh, so many babies!

    I was hoping for Italian,

    Thanks for your pictures!
     

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