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Re: Albino society finch, seriously!

Posted by Michael L on 6/29/05
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    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 what
    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