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I was just wondering if anyone could tell me the genetics of my birds based on offspring, such as what recessive genetics the parents may and also identify any in the babies as I am no good at it.
I know that the dad is pearl already (split or visual I couldn't say), the mother is a WF cinnamon I think, possibly pied (was being sold as a pied). Not really sure about the other mutations or where they came from (ie. mother or father). The DNA male has not finished his first molt yet and 'baby 2' is much more vocal and sings more than him and dances all the time so I have assumed he is male.
The other two I know the baby on left won't be able to be visually identified until the first molt, and the baby on bottom right has really red eyes, doesn't show in the photo though. Any help would be appreciated!:grey tiel:
 

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Mom is whiteface cinnamon pearl pied. I can't actually see the pearl very well in the picture, but a pearl mother is required to get a pearl son. You have a pearl baby that is DNA'd male, so mom must be pearl.

Dad is normal grey split to pearl, cinnamon, and lutino. I know that he is only split to pearl because baby #2 is not pearl. If both parents were visual pearl, then all the babies would be visual pearl.

I know that he is split to cinnamon because baby #2 is cinnamon. It's required for dad to have the cinnamon gene to get any cinnamon babies, no matter what color the mom is. And yes it's very possible to get cinnamon boys from this pair. A cinnamon mother is required to get cinnamon boys, and mom is cinnamon. This baby could be either sex going by genes alone, but he acts like a boy so that's probably what he is.

I know that dad is split to lutino because the baby in the right corner is a lutino. This chick is definitely a girl. A lutino mother is required to get a lutino boy, and mom is not lutino. All your lutino babies will be girls, but chicks in any other color could be either sex.

Pearl, cinnamon, and lutino are all sex-linked mutations. The inheritance rules are complicated, but it's the same rules for all three mutations. If you'd like to know more about how it works, I have an article here: http://www.littlefeatheredbuddies.com/info/breed-sexlinked.html
 
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