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  1. Nesting and Genetics Questions

    Cockatiel Breeding
    Hi, peeps! It's my first post and my first experience having cockatiel babies. Also english is not my first language, so pardon me. About Nesting I have a hen that I thought was infertile (she never laid eggs). She and my cinnamon male kinda of made a nesting on my closet, behind some shoes...
  2. Are my tiels split to any mutations?

    Cockatiel Mutations and Genetics
    Hi, first time posting here. We got our two lovely tiels, Snow and Jaina, a year ago at around 3 months old. They are a little over a year old now, and have gone through their first molt. I was wondering if they might be split to any mutations, as I've heard that a pure normal grey tiel is...
  3. Breeding WF: Thoughts needed

    Cockatiel Mutations and Genetics
    Hello everyone.. This is my first post. I have a WF male and a WF Cinnamon Lutino Female. I want to pair them up. I am eager to know what babies i can expect from them. Is there a chance to get an Albino(WF lutino) with the breeding? I attached the visual Pedigree of the male which im going to...
  4. I need to understand this mutation

    Cockatiel Mutations and Genetics
    Hi all, This is my male cockatiel. What could be the possible mutation of this cockatiel? :lutino:
  5. What sex is the baby? (Sex Linking)

    Cockatiel Mutations and Genetics
    Hello all!! I'm currently hand raising this beautiful little bird and it's a beautiful little Lutino. I would like to know if it's a boy or a girl. The Mother is a cinnamon pearl/pied and the father is a Lutino. Someone help me out please? The photo was taken in the middle of feeding time. :)
  6. What color/type is my baby? Gender?

    Cockatiel Mutations and Genetics
    Hello! I was wondering if any of you could already tell what color my cockatiel baby is, or possibly the gender from the parents! First image is of the parents. Baby also has white feathers on its wings, and speckled white on its tail.
  7. Genetics help?

    Cockatiel Mutations and Genetics
    So sex linked genetics are getting me abit confused lol So if a grey male and a pearl hen have babies, the pearl babies will be male and the greys will be hens? Am I right? So if you have a grey male split to pearl bred with a pearl hen then what??? Are the pearl babies both sexes? What are the...
  8. Help, genetics are not my thing

    Cockatiel Breeding
    My boy is a wf grey pearl pied split to cinnamon. If I were to breed him with a Lutino female what would I get? Yes I ask a lot of these questions I know but you guys have helped me a lot and stopped me making a lot of beginners mistakes so I like to run it by you before I go ahead and do something!
  9. Almost weaned babies!

    Cockatiel Pictures
    My babies at work. So cute when they all barge out for dinner!
  10. Nelly meeting the baby for the first time!

    Cockatiel Pictures
    So this is a picture I took of one of my year old male Nelly meeting his new baby sister Yoshi for the first time. I thought you guys would appreciate this ~(:>){{{<|:grey tiel:
  11. What colours are these babies?

    Cockatiel Mutations and Genetics
    Hello Everyone :D My two Cockatiels, Sunny & Big Bird, have had their first clutch of four babies!! I was just wondering what colour their babies seem to be and what colours they'll be able to produce in the future. Big Bird (Male - Heavy Pied for sure, not entirely positive of any splits)...
  12. What type of cockatiel is this?

    Cockatiel Mutations and Genetics
    What type of cockatiel is this? My cockatiel recently passed away When i bought him (i was about 9) I didnt really have any ideas about the types of cockatiels ... does anyone know what type/mutation he is It would be awesome to know Thanks! Image: http://puu.sh/1f3LI
  13. Genetic Question

    Cockatiel Mutations and Genetics
    Could someone help me to check my cockatiel genetics? Father is visual normal grey, mother is pearl. They got a 10 babies with those mutations: - Normal Grey Male - Normal Grey Female - Pearl Male - Pearl Female - Cinnamon Female - Cinnamon Pearl Female I really want to know the father's...
  14. Easy to tell male from female?

    Cockatiel Mutations and Genetics
    What are some mutations that are realy easy to tell if its male or female? Like i know how to tell a normel grey and pearl gender but i was wondering about some of the other mutations. :)
  15. Question about toe nail color

    Cockatiel Mutations and Genetics
    I just noticed that Stormy has two different toe nail colors. Left foot has pink toe nails while the right foot has gray bordering on black color toe nails. I cant seem to find an answer to that why that is. Why is that?
  16. Strange Mutation - Babies Now Fully Feathered - Anyone Know What They Are?

    Cockatiel Mutations and Genetics
    So I've been trying to figure out these guys' mutations since they hatched in June (1st clutch). Still no definitive answers. Any new guesses? Mom - WF Cinnamon Pearl (possibly also Dominant Silver) Dad - PF Normal split to Cinnamon, Pearl, Pied, Lutino and Whiteface Babies - Two in first...
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