Identifying Button Quail Chicks

Many breeders would like to identify Button Quail chicks as soon as they hatch. This can be easy for some varieties and impossible for others. Below are a series of 2 day old chicks of different down colors that will enable breeders to identify some of the more obvious color varieties. Some varieties especially combination of colors such as Silver Pearl and Smoky are nearly impossible to separate at hatching. Same is true for most combinations of Cinnamons. Use these as a guide and keep in mind that there will be variability even in many of the same color.


More chick photos will be added as I hatch them


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