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This blog will detail hand rearing of two African grey chicks. You may read about their parents and the clutch  here . The two chicks hatc...

Genetics Tutorial

This tutorial is meant for for bird keepers in general but more specifically for people keeping Budgerigars, Cockatiels, Indian Ringnecks, Love birds and other parrot species. I have tried to keep things as simple as possible and assume no prior knowledge of genetics. I hope this effort serves to improve the understanding of genetics in fellow bird keepers. If you have any questions or comments please post in the comments area of the relevant chapter.

1.1 The Cell, DNA & Genes
1.2 Inheritance Basics

2.1 Dominant & Recessive Genes
2.2 Visual & Split
2.3 Punnett Square
2.4 Color Genetics
2.5 Incomplete Dominance

3.1 Sex Determination
3.2 Sex Linked Genes
3.3 Sex Linked Inheritance

4.1 Genetic Notation
4.2 Alleles
4.3 The Grey Gene
4.4 The Visual Grey
4.5 The Dark Factor
4.6 The Violet Factor
4.7 Alleles of Sex Linked Genes
4.8 Pieds & Other Mutations

5.1 The Genetic Calculator
5.2 Secondary Mutations

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