What do I breed Red Golden Coturnix to?

Discussion in 'Quail' started by chickenlover54, Sep 24, 2010.

  1. chickenlover54

    chickenlover54 Henely Hatchery

    May 20, 2009
    Northern Illinois
    I hatched 2 Red Golden Coturnix, they are 5 weeks old now, if they are both males or females what color should I breed them to to get more? Is it a dominent color?
     
  2. Stellar

    Stellar The Quail Lady

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    It's an incomplete dominant. If you breed a Red Golden to a Texas A and M or English white you get a Red Tux [​IMG]

    So you would need two of the Red Goldens to produce more Red Goldens [​IMG]
     
  3. shelleyd2008

    shelleyd2008 the bird is the word

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    Would it work like lavender does in chickens? If you breed a male red-golden to something else (ex. rosetta), would the chicks be 'split' for red golden? So breeding them back to the parent bird would result in (theoretically) 50/50 red golden and rosetta?
     
  4. chickenlover54

    chickenlover54 Henely Hatchery

    May 20, 2009
    Northern Illinois
    Quote:quaillady, whats your input>
     
  5. Stellar

    Stellar The Quail Lady

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    That is possible, Splits can occur [​IMG]
     
  6. chickenlover54

    chickenlover54 Henely Hatchery

    May 20, 2009
    Northern Illinois
    If i want splits should I breed them to Tibetans, rosettas or Browns?
     
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  7. Stellar

    Stellar The Quail Lady

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    Any British Range (Tibetan or Rosetta) would work.
     
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  8. Buttercup Chillin

    Buttercup Chillin Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 27, 2008
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    YAY, I guessed right, I am learning this. Ever so slowly.
     
  9. chickenlover54

    chickenlover54 Henely Hatchery

    May 20, 2009
    Northern Illinois
    I think I have a pair, I tried vent sexing them, are they old enough to be vent sexed accuratley?
     
  10. Stellar

    Stellar The Quail Lady

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    I would wait a couple weeks before vent sexing, unless you can clearly see a difference
     

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