Pure Sparkly Coturnix Quail Eggs | Southwest Gamebirds

Pure Sparkly Hatching Eggs

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Pure Sparkly is now available from the German Sparkly Collection. While this variety can hold its own as a meat or egg production bird, it is also an ideal bird to cross breed to other varieties. All offspring will carry one copy of the Sparkly gene, allowing it to interact with the underlying plumage of any variety it is bred to. On its own, Pure Sparkly can add nice color contrast to a mixed flock. It is nearly as dark as Rosetta or Tibetan, but remains feather sexable to the trained eye, allowing for easier breeding and husbandry.

Pure Sparkly birds can be crossed to any color to produce and endless combination of plumage patterns. The Sparkly gene appears to amplify almost any color or plumage pattern without decreasing bird size. This is a unique color collection not only for its beauty and rarity, but also due to its jumbo size. The gene has a striking effect on varieties like Italian, Pearl Fee, Falb Fee, and even wild type. Pearl Fee Sparkly and Italian Sparkly become speckled on the entire bird, Falb Fee Sparkly males exhibit grey, brown, or peach tones through the ventral plumage, which is normally fully diluted, and wild type Sparkly males exhibit a deep brown diamond pattern on the ventral plumage, which is normally solid copper. The more we study the sparkly gene, the more it impresses us.

What to expect: Pure Sparkly should hatch 100% true and reach jumbo weights. While it is possible for Pure Sparkly birds to carry recessive traits, we have not observed this in our flock.

We ship all Pure Sparkly quail eggs with care in custom foam for insulation and protection during transport. The post office can be unpredictable, but this shipping method gives your eggs the best chance of maintaining viability, and we always include extra eggs free of charge when available. If eggs are damaged during shipping, contact us regarding a claim with the post office. If eggs appear undamaged but do not hatch, please feel free to reach out to us and we will do our best to make it right. Our goal is to make you happy with high quality eggs, fast shipping, and good customer service.

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