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Old 10-17-2011, 05:04 PM
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Default Mauve, Slate,Grey or Combinations

Would like to know the genes of these two birds, the below (almost identical looking) hen and cock bird?

They used to be part of my "attempt" at breeding a proper "black", called Anthracite bird...but now that I know more (with TB members' help)...I think I'm way off the mark with my earlier attempt...

...but maybe they have the "Slate" gene?...which I know is also (rare) unlikely!

Here's the Hen:
Budgy06-2010_0048e1.jpg

...and her mate:
Anthracite II_sm.jpg

Do take a guess...for the fun of it!

...or why not show the proper / true example of "slate' if you had such a bird!
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