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  1. General Discussions
    I was wondering if you guys could help me out here???? I mostly have crested tumblers in my loft, i have most the colors yellow,white,black etc... except for recessive red :( But recently I got this recessive red crested hen,(a high flyer) and I'm thinking of pairing her with a tumbling cock to...
  2. Pigeon and Dove Genetics
    Originally all of my pigeons were black and white tiger grizzles. Nothing fancy. They'd produce dozens of babies always getting the same result-black and white tiger grizzles. Then one day I bought a recessive red cock who paired with one of my hens. They produced babies with a considerable...
  3. Pigeon and Dove Genetics
    I just picked up this new youngster. Wondering what you would call this color? I kind of think he may moult out into a regular recessive red???
  4. Homing & Racing Pigeons
    What is your guess on the bigger baby. The parents have the ability to throw heavy splash and rec red....whats your guess?? I will post another picture here in a couple of days to see who is right. Sorry the pics are a little blury.
  5. Pigeon and Dove Genetics
    Hi All I have 2 pairs of pigeons both the hens are red and the Cocks are blue but the bar colors are light and dark.I want to know the outcome from breeding them.Attaching pics of all the birds.I want to know the father nad mother of 1 pic as i want to have young birds like the blue cock with...
  6. Pigeon and Dove Genetics
    I want to improve the color quality of my recessive red racing homers. My cock is pretty decent with just a small amount of blue bleeding through. If I mate him to my spread blue/black hen and then mate the hen offspring back to him would this be one way of improving the color? My recessive red...
  7. Pigeon and Dove Genetics
    Let's continue with the genetic tips.
  8. Pigeon and Dove Genetics
    in our area many breeders working on recessive red beauty homers. they call teh (full color recessive reds). some times spread may change pattern or body color. my question is ... How can I know it's recessive red from tail or other body marks and it is not ash or opals.
  9. Pigeon and Dove Genetics
    I've been dying for some rr's so I can try to make yellows. I paired a set of birds that each had a rr parent. The first round yielded the bird you see in the pic, kind of dunn or yellow under tones, and a charcoal slate kind of bird. To my surprise the second round gave me two rr's, but one...
  10. Pigeon and Dove Genetics
    Can any one tell me what color this hen is? Thanks in advance Franciscreek
  11. Pigeon and Dove Genetics
    There are only a few people in my area with RR homers and they are breeding them or racing, so I'm trying to make due with what I have, if possible. I have a slate cock and a slate hen, out of separate lines, that have the RR gene. What I mean by that is that at least one of their parents were...
  12. Pigeon and Dove Genetics
    How do you tell the difference between recessive red and spread red? Similarly, how do you tell the difference between recessive yellow and spread yellow? Still trying to figure things out. I'm 61 years, so I figure I've only got 40 years more to understand this! I'm studying as fast as I...
  13. Pigeon and Dove Genetics
    Hey everyone I was wondering something. Since the hen is homozygous tiger grizzle and the cock is recessive red, all kids from this pairing will be heterozygous tiger grizzle and carry the gene for recessive red. If I were to mate the kids together shouldn't they produce red tiger grizzles...
  14. Pigeon and Dove Genetics
    I have a recessive red cock mated to a black hen and they have 2 babies together. So the babies are split for recessive red, right? and if I were to breed the babies together (not that I would) I would get red pigeons, right? Just trying to understand the genetics of it all
  15. Pigeon and Dove Genetics
    Hey all, I have the following recessive red young bird in my loft. Its of a mating between a recessive red white flight/white tail cock, and a recessive red hen. I am sure the hen is blue based, a bit unsure about the cock, but my guess is blue based as well. The cock also carries the gene for...
  16. Pigeon and Dove Genetics
    Hey guys, I have this black cock with white tail and white flights.. who mated to a red hen (recessive red) gave me one red baby and one blue one. I thought that maybe he had the recessive red gene and when combined with the recessive red gene from the hen it produced a red baby. Then I split...
  17. Pigeon and Dove Genetics
    I read that recessive red "covers" (is epistatic to) a lot of mutations/effects. But what about the icy-effect?
  18. Pigeons & Doves Wanted & For Sale
    Hi, I am looking for an Ash-Red, Recessive Red or pure brown (MALE) Homing Pigeon. Please let me know the price with the box and shipping unless your around the Los Angeles area. :) Thank You and God Bless, Kevin
  19. Pigeon and Dove Genetics
    If I take birds listed as "silver" and "bronze" which were the result of rec. red and silver parents what can I expect from the offspring when mated with another rec. red? bb? specifically or others of note. Does it make a difference if whether the sire or dam was the silver or the Rec red of...
  20. Pigeon and Dove Genetics
    Hey y'all, my first offspring from my recessive red male and my blue check female has yielded blue with quite a bit of black. I knew blue was coming 'as the the recessive red male bleeds through a bit, but black??? what does it all mean?? thanks!
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