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Old 09-22-2013, 08:37 AM
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Mimic, I think, is SF Goldenface Cobalt DF Violet. He has a clear patch on his head like a little bald spot but he has completely normal markings otherwise. I tried to find information on it and the only thing I turned up is that someone mentioned that it means the bird is split for recessive pied. Does anyone know if that's true?

It's a terrible picture, phone washed out all his colours but you can clearly see the spot on his head
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Old 09-22-2013, 08:49 AM
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Indeed, it really seems Mimic is split for recessive pied!
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Old 09-22-2013, 10:47 PM
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Thanks! That's interesting to know.

Now I'll have to teach him how to comb over the bald spot
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Thanks! That's interesting to know.

Now I'll have to teach him how to comb over the bald spot
Oh my god hahahahahahaha XD
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Yup, split Recessive Pied for sure.
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Well that is better than shaving the rest of his feathers of I think.HA HA
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So - if a blue spangle has a white spot, kinda shaped like a Ying Yang, on the top of his head, does that mean he's split for pied too? Both his parents are blue spangles - his mother is a sky blue spangle and his dad is a darker blue spangle. I don't know their parentage though. They also gave me a DF white spangle
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Well that is better than shaving the rest of his feathers of I think.HA HA
But that's how my brother in law does it, he says it looks better than bald so it must be true lol

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So - if a blue spangle has a white spot, kinda shaped like a Ying Yang, on the top of his head, does that mean he's split for pied too? Both his parents are blue spangles - his mother is a sky blue spangle and his dad is a darker blue spangle. I don't know their parentage though. They also gave me a DF white spangle
Do you have a picture ? I don't know personally but maybe if you can post a picture someone else will know
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