Colour mutations and genetics in parrots

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colour mutations and genetics in parrots

A Guide to Cockatiels and Their Mutations as Pet & Aviary Birds by Diana Anderson

This guide from Australian Birdkeeper is a must for both cockatiel pet and breeder enthusiasts. 375 color images depict all mutations established worldwide. Chapters include: Wild Cockatiels; Aviary Birds: Housing, Feeding, Breeding, Artificial Incubation, Handrearing; Companion Birds: Housing, Environment, Enrichment, Feeding, Behaviour; Colour Mutations: Basic Genetics; Worldwide Mutations: European, North American and Australian, Combination Colours; Health and Disease.
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Published 01.01.2019

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Diana Anderson

ISBN 13: 9780957702479

ABK Publications has just released a new "Guide to" book, this time dealing with Parrot mutations in general and an explanation of genetics. Terry Martin, an Australian veterinarian, authored this interesting and somewhat controversial work, obviously spending many passionate hours labor-. His approach to the reader is straightforward and systematical. This is not a simple or basic explanation of genetics. Primary color mutations are discussed in part one accompanied by many fine photos appearing adjacent to the relevant topic, thus aiding the reader in comprehending the color being discussed. Pait two of the book deals with the ever increasing difficulty of naming combined mutations, as well as some examples of expected breeding results when pairing various primary mutations together. It would be virtually impossible to include in any publication a complete compilation of all breeding possibilities.

This title, that has taken Australian author, Dr Terry Martin BVSc, some five years to complete, aims to be the most definitive, collective work ever attempted on this intriguing and contentious subject. Drawing on information from specialist parrot mutation breeders from all over the world, Terry Martin has collated over colour photographs within text that is both approachable and easily understood. Presented in three parts, the author takes the reader through an introduction to understanding the basic principals of mutations and colour genetics in the first two parts. The information has been supported throughout with a plethora of colour photography. Part three is for the adventurous, being the technical manifest of genetics in parrots. Over 80 species of parrot are discussed with numerous examples of breeding outcomes to assist the breeder in understanding how various mutations can be bred and developed. The underlying objective throughout this book is the author's attempt to standardise the naming of colour mutations internationally.

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Terry Martin. The genetics, mutations, and combinations of mutations of over 80 species of parrot are discussed. Numerous examples of breeding outcomes assist the breeder in understanding how various mutations can be bred and developed. Divided into three basic sections—primary mutations, combinations of mutations, and technical detail. Includes two Glossaries of Terms used. Regarded as the definitive title on parrot genetics.

The minimum purchase order quantity for the product is 1. Add to cart. Add to wishlist. Reference: Avian geneticist, Dr Terry Martin BVScpresents this page title featuring colour photographs gathered from the contributions of international specialist parrot mutation breeders. The comprehensive text on bird genetics, mutations and combinations of mutations is both approachable and easily understood.


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