White Coturnix

Discussion in 'Quail' started by blakemsnead1991, Sep 2, 2013.

  1. blakemsnead1991

    blakemsnead1991 Out Of The Brooder

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    I have been raising quail for some time now I have Italian Tibetan brown sand tuxedo I have had a few hatches come out with white chicks and they only have a black spot of feathers now so have I made a&ms I'm lost? All the birds I have been breeding are from different breeders in my area no inbreeding so please help me solve the mystery
     
  2. SeptemberQuail

    SeptemberQuail Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm guessing you've got texas a&m.
    They're pretty much the same as a&m's except with small black/brown blotches.

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  3. blakemsnead1991

    blakemsnead1991 Out Of The Brooder

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    They only have a small patch on the back of the head and remember this I have no white breeders I'm still lost
     
  4. SeptemberQuail

    SeptemberQuail Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The white can be a hidden gene from past generations.
    I had three roux dilutes, and their chicks turned out to be (out of 11 chicks): three browns, two whites, three silvery whites, and three roux dilutes.
    I was really surprised.

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