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  1. Pet Pigeons And Doves
    Does anyone know of any reputable DNA testing so that I could find out the sex of my pigeon? I'm located in the US so the cost of shipping the kit would be a concern. Thanks!
  2. General Discussions
    I got the DNA results back on the Frillbacks I purchased from California and the feather legged Danish Suabian baby. The Red Shield was male. The Blue Shield was female as was the solid red. The white was male. I also did a DNA test on the Whitesided Red I bought in New Jersey and as suspected...
  3. Homing & Racing Pigeons
    Does anyone know the names of any labs which do pigeon dna testing?
  4. General Discussions
    can you simply create an "Indian Fantail" by breeding an American Fantail with a feathered foot Tumbler, and getting the fanned feet and tail in one baby?
  5. Archive - Pet Pigeons And Doves
    I wish I'd weighed this guy when he was born because I simply can't get over how fast he is growing! He will be a week old tomorrow and is definitely 5 times the size he was when he hatched. It's unreal! Since his sibling died, he is receiving the nutrition of two babies, so maybe that has...
  6. General Discussions
    QUESTION: As a buyer, would you be justified in asking a seller/breeder for a blood sample from the parental pair of birds for purposes of relationship verification? Or, would you be reluctant to ask in fear of a potential lash back from the breeder? Should hard feelings come into play here at...
  7. Pigeon and Dove Genetics
    Thought some of you might be able to help out with this - at present they're looking at DNA from stable breeds and not breed crosses or pet birds to get a base line. =========================================== Pigeon Genetics Project Michael D. Shapiro, Ph.D. Assistant Professor, Department of...
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