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Re: Where can I find more information?

Posted by Stacy on 7/11/05
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    I have several books on "grass" finches, but none of them state on
    weather they can all interbreed. Is there a place you know of on
    the internet that can give me a good direction to go in?

    On 7/11/05, Michael L wrote:
    > The Serins will not breed with Zebras at all. The closest
    > relative/species that they will inbreed with is the Canary. The
    > offspring are know as mules and they are intentionally bred
    > together for their song.
    > The song of a Serin is shorter and not as rambling or sustained
    > as that of a canary. Zebras, and I bred those, twitter and
    > screetch, but would not compare to the melody of a song bird.
    > Zebras are not prone to breeding with Stars, but they have bred
    > with Bengalese, Owls and Heck's grass finches (Sharttails) that I
    > am aware.
    >
    > Michael L
    >