BUTTON QUAIL the
newest variety to come from Europe, colored above and white below,
they are very attractive (more
adults) and easy to breed, The
chicks are beautiful Tuxedo eggs can be special
FAWNImported from England
The Cinnamon Buttons are pale beige to reddish tan. Cocks are
dilute red-brown, the face, breast and lower parts are brightly
colored. Cinnamon males are similar to Fawn males, but hens are
different. The Fawn mutation is probably the same as thecinnamon,
but darker and less colorful . Hens are earth brown and grey,
the males are dark brown to
steel grey and otherwise retain similar markings to normal males.
The Fawn chicks are abright
yellow with orange stripes. PRICE reflects the color quality
of individual pairs.
factor"The Blue Faced
mutation is newfrom England
From a distance these birds often appear nearly black. The
Males breast, belly, face and
forehead are slate-blue. The blue color completely eliminates
all the white facial markings in males. Female Blue Faced are
dark red-brown or simply brown with some striations on the feathers.
The newly hatched chicks
are very dark reddish- brown. The beak is black and legs and
feet are dark yellow-green.
FACE (Double) "Double
Double factor has 2 genes for the color, a double dose. The chicks
hatch our with BLACK down and have some white on the face and
wings. At maturity the hens are darker than the single factor
birds, there is no difference in the appearance of the males.
This is the newest mutation out of Europe. Golden Pearl hens
have lost the darkpigment,
each feather is straw yellow, with light brown barring. The
crown is bright golden yellow. Pearl males resemble normals,
the difference is straw coloring on the head, nape, back and
rump. Golden Pearls resemble the Manchurian Golden variety of
the Coturnix Quail.
DARK GREYSlates are dark slate-grey
all over, very different from silver, with no facial markings
on the cocks. Both sexes are darker than silver with a slate
blue-grey breast, and face, and aslategrey
back. Slate is a combination of Blue-faced and Silver
RED BREASTED This
mutation can be produced in the silver color as well as normal.
The These hens are ivory-white with dark silver barring from
head to tail. The males are dark silver in appearance with a
grey face, no white markings present, and a Lightrose-pinkfrom
throat to vent.
True Silver Pearl !!This combination is much more attractive
than regular Silver. They have ivory coloredpearlmarkings
on each feather, laced of silver grey, the body feathers are
boldly marked with ivory/ white and edged with grey.
, IVORY PEARL, IVORY RED BREASTED The
birds are very pale silvery -white all over with no blue-grey
as is found in regular silvers, They are a combination of Cinnamon