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! Understanding the Peach-Faced LoveBirds Mutations

 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, Agapornis Roseicollis and its Mutations which was featured in the AFA WatchBird magazine.


In order to understand the evolution of the mutations and combinations in the Peach-Faced African LoveBirds, we need to understand the three methods or patterns of inheritance. 


The three methods or patterns of inheritance are RecessiveSex-Linked, and Factor


These patterns of inheritance were initially posted separately in a three-part series.


I have compiled all three parts in an easy to navigate single article.


I am hoping that this article will be useful to all WattaBird.com readers.



“If You have any questions, suggestions, or topics to discuss please leave a comment below.”



Part 1 of 3: Recessive Inheritance

Please visit this link below for the full article.


https://www.wattabird.com/2021/07/wattabird-understanding-peach-faced.html







Part 2 of 3: Sex-Linked Inheritance


Please visit this link below for the full article.


https://www.wattabird.com/2021/07/wattabird-understanding-peach-faced_28.html







Part 3 of 3: Factor

Please visit this link below for the full article.


 https://www.wattabird.com/2021/08/wattabird-understanding-peach-faced.html





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