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WattaBird! My African LoveBirds Fischer CHICKS (Gallery)

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WattaBird! My African LoveBirds Fischer CHICKS (Gallery) Just sharing some of my African LoveBirds Fischer Chicks.  These are some of the first batch of offsprings from my African LoveBirds Breeding Pairs.  These photos were taken back in the early days when I was just starting with African LoveBirds breeding. These are African LoveBirds from the Agapornis Fischeri family, also known as eye-ring or African LoveBirds 2 (ALBS2). These photos popped in my Facebook Memories, reminding me of these beautiful African LoveBirds Chicks  that I have in my mini-aviary 12 long years ago! “If You have any questions, suggestions, or topics to discuss, please leave a comment below.” This is a Lutino Fischer Chick  (Parents: Bulls White Fischer Cock x Bulls Yellow Fischer Hen) These are Lutino and Albino Fischer Chicks (same clutch) (Parents: Bulls White Fischer Cock x Bulls Yellow Fischer Hen) This is a Green Fischer Chick (Parents: Green Fischer Cock x Olive Fischer Hen) This is a Green Fischer Chic

WattaBird! My African LoveBirds Breeding Pairs (Gallery)

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WattaBird! My African LoveBirds Breeding Pairs (Gallery) Just sharing some of my African LoveBirds Breeding Pairs, back in the days when I was just starting with African LoveBirds breeding. These are African LoveBirds from the Agapornis Fischeri family, also known as eye-ring or African LoveBirds 2 (ALBS2). These photos popped in my Facebook Memories, reminding me of these beautiful African LoveBirds Breeding Pairs that I have in my mini-aviary 12 long years ago! “If You have any questions, suggestions, or topics to discuss, please leave a comment below.” "The main objective of WattaBird.com is to promote African LoveBirds Breeding as a hobby, share breeding experiences, tips, techniques, best practices, and most importantly, to promote camaraderie among LoveBirds Breeders." -  WattaBird.com  

WattaBird! African LoveBirds Breeding Projects

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  African LoveBirds Breeding Projects  “If You have any questions, suggestions, or topics to discuss, please leave a comment below.” Consider these points for your African LoveBirds Breeding Projects 1. Know what mutation you want to breed. Do you want to produce Opaline LoveBirds? Euwing LoveBirds? New mutation? Or any others reasons you may have for breeding African LoveBirds. It is very important to know what mutation you want to breed because this will be your basis for getting your breeding pair. Knowing what mutation you want to breed will keep you guided and focused on the end-results of your African LoveBirds Breeding project. Else, without any end-result in mind for your African LoveBirds Breeding projects, you will end up with breeding whatever is available and will keep you distracted on whatever mutations come your way. I am not saying it is a bad thing, but what I am saying is from a personal preference and point of view. Having an end-result in mind requires me to do furt

WattaBird! Understanding the Peach-Faced LoveBirds Mutations

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  Understanding the Peach-Faced LoveBirds Mutations  Photo Credits: Feathers and Paws Agapornis Roseicollis I have seen a lot of questions being posted in social media groups coming from Newbie Breeders asking help to identify the mutation of their LoveBirds.  In most cases, a pair of LoveBirds is posted and requests for help on what can possibly be the offspring for this pair. Some photos show the tail and wings part. These questions are very tricky to answer by just merely looking at the photos and without knowing the background of the parents.  I became fascinated about this topic with the objective of sharing the information in an easy to understand manner to help newbies get acquainted with the Peach-Faced LoveBirds mutations. My research led me to different sites and posts, but I got the most interesting and most informative presentation of this topic from an article written by Rick Smith from Lakeview Terrace, California.  The article is titled, The Peach-Faced LoveBirds, Agapor

WattaBird Breeding Chart: INO Mutation in African LoveBirds

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WattaBird Breeding Chart: INO Mutation in African LoveBirds    Agapornis Roseicollis This Breeding Chart aims to help provide an idea regarding the breeding combinations for the Ino mutation in African LoveBirds. This Ino Breeding Chart applies to both Albino and Lutino African LoveBird s, and therefore, I will be using the term “Ino” within this article. Albino is the term used to refer to White Ino LoveBirds . Lutino is the term used to refer to Yellow Ino LoveBirds . This Ino Breeding Chart will also provide a bloodline composition of the offspring, which will be useful for matching breeding pairs for a targeted result. The Ino gene is a Sex-Linked trait. This genetic trait is hereditary and can be passed on to the offspring. The Ino inheritance will depend on the INO genes the parents carry. Since the Ino trait is sex-linked , daughters will NEVER be Split-Ino . Daughters can only be either Visual Ino or Normal . Sons on the other hand can be, Visual Ino or Split-Ino . “If

WattaBird! Understanding the Peach-Faced LoveBirds Mutations (Part 3 of 3: Factor)

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WattaBird! Understanding the Peach-Faced LoveBirds Mutations (Part 3 of 3: Factor) Agapornis Roseicollis This is the Part 3 of 3 of the topic  Understanding the Peach-Faced LoveBirds Mutations.  If you have not read Part 1 and 2 yet, please visit this link:  WattaBird! Understanding the Peach-Faced LoveBirds Mutations (Part 1 of 3) WattaBird! Understanding the Peach-Faced LoveBirds Mutations (Part 2 of 3   “If You have any questions or suggestions, please leave a comment below.” FACTOR INHERITANCE This blog post will discuss the next method or pattern of inheritance which is what is called a  FACTOR. FACTOR  inheritance in African LoveBirds.  A FACTOR is a dominant mutation that can be carried by either sex. When a LoveBird carry a FACTOR, there is no such thing as a split.  In a DOMINANT trait, only one of the LoveBird parent needs to provide the the genetic information that makes up the chromosomes pairing in order for the trait to be seen visually (referred to as a Single Factor for

WattaBird! Understanding the Peach-Faced LoveBirds Mutations (Part 2 of 3: Sex-Linked Inheritance)

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WattaBird! Understanding the Peach-Faced LoveBirds Mutations (Part 2 of 3: Sex-Linked Inheritance) Agapornis Roseicollis This is the Part 2 of 3 of the topic  Understanding the Peach-Faced LoveBirds Mutations.  If you have not read Part 1 of 3 yet, please visit this link:  WattaBird! Understanding the Peach-Faced LoveBirds Mutations (Part 1 of 3: Recessive Inheritance) “If You have any questions, suggestions, or topics to discuss please leave a comment below.” SEX-LINKED INHERITANCE This blog post will discuss the next method or pattern of inheritance which is what is called  SEX-LINKED. SEX-LINKED  inheritance in African LoveBirds are traits that are carried in the genetic chromosomes that also determines the sex of the offspring.  In sex-linked inheritance  daughters  will  NEVER be Split . Daughters  can only be either  Visual  or Normal. Sons  on the other hand can be,  Visual  or  Split . Here is a guide on the Breeding Chart for  SEX-LINKED  inheritance: ( These tables are taken