On 6/29/05, Michael L wrote:
> On 6/29/05, Kitty.J wrote:
>> I believe i have a albino pure whtie baby society finch. I
>> am not sure if its boy or girl. But there were only two
>> hatchling out of my society finch nest, one of them is
>> turning out to look a lot like the mom, and then the pure
>> whitey one doesn't look like dad. So i am unsure of sex.
>> But they are both beautiful. I am not sure if there were
>> many albinos, but mine is almost 21 days old and due to
>> sour crop twice and a bird name Myko aka my starling
>> taking her out of the nest and she getting chilled when
>> she was 9 days old right after she healed from sour crop,
>> she is about 3 days behind of her older silbing (they were
>> hatched on the same day) but she is doing fine now. And
>> she has all pure white feathers, and red eyes. Does anyone
>> know if my albino baby will be a male or female, i am
>> starting to think male. And i named her Angel because she
>> has survived through so much already and I believe and
>> Angel helped her out to live :). Thanks!!
> If she's pure white there's a better chance of her being
> is called a dark-eyed white. An Albino, and their are very
> few of them, would have pink/red eyes.
> As far as her gender, there is nothing sex-linked that would
> determine that so it's a 50/50 chance of either sex.
> Michael L
cool. The reason why i thought she was albino was because when
babies hatch they have this tint of red in their eyes and well
her sibling has lost that red, and she hasn't. But i don't
mind her being dark eyed. She is so pretty :) They both are.
I'll have pics soon :)