Re: anyone know anything about genetics?
Posted by jill on 7/08/07
On 7/06/07, Glenda wrote:
> On 7/04/07, jill wrote:
>> how do you get two pearls and a normal grey from a
>> whiteface male and a heavy pied female? thanks,jill
> I am lousy with genetics but I was always told both birds
> have to have the pied gene to pass this on to their
> offspring. Same with the whiteface gene...they both have to
> have it. Also if your female is not a pearl but you have
> pearl babies then your male is split to pearl.
that is soooooo cool....well they have chosen each other so i
won't be separating them....i pull them off the nest box after
this clutch so they won't be blessing me anymore this
year....but good to know about the splits and all that.