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GENETIC FEATURES affecting Color and Pattern:

The Genetics of Bald Spots in Lutinos & Discussion on Selective Breeding

Sex-linked Recessive Inheritance: Do Cockatiel Genes Work the Same as in Humans?

Computer Programs and the Reality of CROSSOVER & Real Life Complex Pairings

Understanding CROSSOVER Genetics in Multiple Mutations

Color Depigmentation in Cockatiels

Is the Homozygous Normal Grey Endangered?
GENDER SEXING
Sexing Cockatiels by Color and Behavior

Determining Age & Gender in Young Normal Greys

Gender Identification of Pieds - Q&A

Description & Gender Identification of Cinnamons

Sex-linked Inheritance on Gender Identification - Q&A

Visually Sexing (Dimorphic) Color Mutations - Q&A
SPLITS & TICK MARKINGS

Tick Markings & Split Pied

Normal Splits and Pearl Males  

Producing Mutations From Normal Grey Splits

Splits and Genetics Testing

White Spots on Cinnamon's Wings

Sexing, Splits, & Tick Markings on Whiteface Pearls and Pieds  
PRIMARY MUTATIONS & THEIR CROSSES

Overview of the Primary Color Mutations

Normal Grey & Lutino Chicks plus Pearl Splits

Pied Varieties

Lutino and Cinnamon

What is a Cinnamon & How to Produce it

Mating a Cinnamon Pied Male to a Cinnamon Female

Sex-linked Recessive Pearls

Cinnamon Pearls
WHITEFACE & WHITEFACE CROSSES

Whiteface Cockatiels Explained

Improving Whiteface Bloodlines

Pairing a Normal Grey hen to a Whiteface or Pearl

Breeding Lutinos & Whiteface Lutinos ("Albinos)"

Whiteface Lutino ("Albino") and Whiteface Lutino Pied

Breeding & Showing Whiteface Lutino Cinnamon Pearls

& Other Whiteface Lutino Crosses

Whiteface Silver and Whiteface Cinnamon
RARE COLOR VARIETIES & MUTATIONS

Breeding Dominant Yellowcheek to Whiteface

Crossover in a Sex-linked Yellowcheek Cinnamon Pearl-Pied hen

Yellowcheeks and Pastelface

Single & Double Factor Dominant Silvers

Differences Between Yellowcheeks, Pastelface, & Goldcheeks

Dominant Yellowcheeks

Pastels and Platinums

Dilution: Comparing Dominant Silvers, Recessive Silver & Cinnamons

Suffused Dilutions

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see symptoms, a bird may have become extremely ill. Owners are advised to seek medical attention
immediately.

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