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Re: double dark factor masked lovebirds

Posted by Evelyn on 3/13/07
(3) Comments

    On 2/08/07, beth wrote:
    > hi. i'm thinking of purchasing two double dark factor
    > masked lovebirds from a fellow breeder. she tells me she
    > was told it was a bad idea to breed them together but does
    > not know why. i was just curious if that was true and, if
    > so, why and if that rule applies to peach faced, too.
    > thanks.

    Quote from Linda Brandt:

    When you breed 2 love birds with double dark factors, the
    feather quality becomes very poor, and sometimes it affects
    the size of the bird--producing smaller birds.