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by ush2611
Sun Aug 28, 2016 12:22 pm
Forum: Mutations/Genetics
Topic: can you guess the mutation
Replies: 5
Views: 1562

Re: can you guess the mutation

hi its parents were violet turquoise + cobalt... :)
by ush2611
Sun Aug 28, 2016 12:19 pm
Forum: Mutations/Genetics
Topic: how do i breed violet pallids??
Replies: 2
Views: 769

how do i breed violet pallids??

hi, im sorry if this has been posted before, but im wandering how to breed violet pallids, i have a violet male, a violet female a turquoise pallid hen and a blue pallid cock that i havent paired up yet...how would i go about breeding violet pallids? and can it be done from any of these pairs? (not ...
by ush2611
Sat Sep 26, 2015 4:13 pm
Forum: Mutations/Genetics
Topic: does anyone else in the world have a jet black beak at 4 ?
Replies: 12
Views: 2000

Re: does anyone else in the world have a jet black beak at 4

wow thanks for your reply molusses2 ..i wasnt going to breed with her but use her as a foster hen i think ..i think you are the only person that has heard of them
by ush2611
Sun Sep 20, 2015 3:42 am
Forum: Mutations/Genetics
Topic: can you guess the mutation
Replies: 5
Views: 1562

can you guess the mutation

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I love this bird and cant wait to breed from him next year...can you guess the mutation/parentage? i know the answer i was just wondering how many people would get it right...my guess is quite a few of you, clever lot! :D
by ush2611
Sun Sep 20, 2015 3:41 am
Forum: Mutations/Genetics
Topic: does anyone else in the world have a jet black beak at 4 ?
Replies: 12
Views: 2000

Re: does anyone else in the world have a jet black beak at 4

i basically rescued this bird from a small cage in a pet shop..they told me it was from a clutch of 4 ringnecks the owner bred in 2011...i was convinced it was a conure..in the end i was sick of seeing it quiet ans shoved into the corner behind the more popular macaws so i bought it...such a softie,...
by ush2611
Sun Sep 20, 2015 3:34 am
Forum: Mutations/Genetics
Topic: does anyone else in the world have a jet black beak at 4 ?
Replies: 12
Views: 2000

does anyone else in the world have a jet black beak at 4 ?

hi i seem to have a rare bird here...well rare as in no one else sems to have an indian ringneck with a jet black beak at 4 years old...because of this the Durrel wildlife society took interest as they thought i had the only echo parakeet in the world outside mauritius, (hens have jet black beaks, m...
by ush2611
Sun Jun 28, 2015 9:41 am
Forum: Mutations/Genetics
Topic: how much should i charge for violet green or DF violet green
Replies: 0
Views: 876

how much should i charge for violet green or DF violet green

hi guys, im wandering if you can help...ive bred 2 chicks from a violet male and violet green hen and both chicks seem to be a dark violet green..(so far just getting feathers and they look almost olive and quite dark) I have never bred violet greens before so im unsure of how much to sell these for...
by ush2611
Sat Jan 10, 2015 4:35 pm
Forum: Breeding IRNs
Topic: UK breeding season? shall i put up my nest boxes?
Replies: 9
Views: 2057

Re: UK breeding season? shall i put up my nest boxes?

Hi i am a u.k breeder and never put my nest boxes in until feb..i learnt the hardway years ago when i was impatient and put them in early jan, as it was mild, only to then get a very cold spell and lost eggs...feb here in the u.k is the coming to the end of winter so hopefully its when the weather i...
by ush2611
Tue Oct 14, 2014 12:35 pm
Forum: Mutations/Genetics
Topic: recessive pied violet green/blue
Replies: 4
Views: 1350

Re: recessive pied violet green/blue

ok thanks for all your advice.. :)
by ush2611
Wed Oct 08, 2014 7:36 am
Forum: Mutations/Genetics
Topic: recessive pied violet green/blue
Replies: 4
Views: 1350

recessive pied violet green/blue

i have bought an unrelated pair of recessive pieds violet green/blue.(2014) .now im not sure wether to pair them together in a couple of years or put with something else..i have the option of keeping back a some young from next season, so my choices would be violet...i also own a 2014 violet turq co...
by ush2611
Thu Oct 02, 2014 4:26 pm
Forum: Mutations/Genetics
Topic: Breeding Time?
Replies: 7
Views: 1817

Re: Breeding Time?

hi david, no my breeder/mentor as i call him :) is dean johnson from goole..he has an amazing collection of rare mutations/pieds opalines and clear tails...his website is www.indianringnecks.co.uk...many of his birds are belgium bred and are stunning..most of my most beautiful birds are from him goo...
by ush2611
Sun Sep 28, 2014 3:16 pm
Forum: Mutations/Genetics
Topic: Breeding Time?
Replies: 7
Views: 1817

Re: Breeding Time?

hi, im a breeder from the u.k north east and i can tell you..for the past 3 years i have bred in a colony..nestboxes 6ft apart...next season though i want to concentrate on certain colours so hav invested in seperate flights...but one thing i will never change is when i put my boxes in...i always wa...
by ush2611
Sun Sep 28, 2014 2:14 pm
Forum: Mutations/Genetics
Topic: what to put with a violet turquoise cobalt cock??
Replies: 1
Views: 965

what to put with a violet turquoise cobalt cock??

hi ive just picked up a beautiful almost sea green cock the parents were father violet turquoise/mother cobalt...im not sure what to put with it...i love the violet violet turquoise colours so my choices are a violet green hen...or a violet hen?...i have no idea on genetics and as my is a combinatio...
by ush2611
Sun Jun 22, 2014 5:50 am
Forum: Mutations/Genetics
Topic: what should i pair my blue pied with?
Replies: 6
Views: 634

Re: what should i pair my blue pied with?

thankyou johan...at the minute im selling all chicks unless they are spectacular as i dont have the room to keep any...so i guess its not that important..though i would def keep a strong violet pied as i dont have one :D
by ush2611
Sat Jun 21, 2014 5:39 pm
Forum: Mutations/Genetics
Topic: what should i pair my blue pied with?
Replies: 6
Views: 634

Re: what should i pair my blue pied with?

really strange, i bred 3 last year and when i looked on preloved two days ago there were loads...where are you though...im north east u.k...ive got a green baby in the nest now ..and a turquoise..but thats sold :D
by ush2611
Sat Jun 21, 2014 4:41 pm
Forum: Mutations/Genetics
Topic: what should i pair my blue pied with?
Replies: 6
Views: 634

Re: what should i pair my blue pied with?

WOW i see green ringnecks for sale all the time...i bred a green baby this year from a blue male and lutino hen :D
by ush2611
Sat Jun 21, 2014 4:14 pm
Forum: Mutations/Genetics
Topic: what should i pair my blue pied with?
Replies: 6
Views: 634

what should i pair my blue pied with?

hi i wonder if anyone can help...as im still so unsure of genetics...i have a blue pied male bird and a violet turquoise male bird...the two hens i have available are a green pied and a violet....i was going to put the violet hen with the turq/violet male...as i really would like the chance to get v...
by ush2611
Sat May 17, 2014 3:59 am
Forum: Breeding IRNs
Topic: one dominant male has bred with 3 hens in the colony
Replies: 2
Views: 740

Re: one dominant male has bred with 3 hens in the colony

i will...as i say he does little feeding...but does all the mating.. :)
by ush2611
Tue May 13, 2014 1:46 pm
Forum: Mutations/Genetics
Topic: half blue, half green, ish
Replies: 5
Views: 618

Re: half blue, half green, ish

hi i have two just like it...they are turquoise...i actually bought one as an aqua...but apart from one being slightly brighter they are the same colour..technically they are blue birds...i think turqoise/aqua are a stunning clour...i have a stunning violet turquoise...he has a turquoise upper body ...
by ush2611
Tue May 13, 2014 1:40 pm
Forum: Breeding IRNs
Topic: one dominant male has bred with 3 hens in the colony
Replies: 2
Views: 740

one dominant male has bred with 3 hens in the colony

thought this may be interesting to other colony breeders...i have one stud in my aviary :lol: ...12 birds altogether but my mature blue male has mated with 3 hens and they are were all pregnant...i say were as i lost his partner to egg binding...something i hope i never have to see again as it was h...
by ush2611
Tue May 13, 2014 1:34 pm
Forum: Breeding IRNs
Topic: successful colony breeding...2 babies so far
Replies: 1
Views: 948

successful colony breeding...2 babies so far

well im happy to say my colony breeding has been successful so far..i have 2 hens nesting and two babies hatched (from one hen ) i have 12 birds housed in a 30ft x 4ft long aviary and im hoping for more success next year as i have 2 2013 hens that im hoping will lay next year...they have both been i...
by ush2611
Mon May 12, 2014 7:27 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: my hen has never grown a tail
Replies: 1
Views: 366

my hen has never grown a tail

hi i have a cobalt hen from last year that has never grown a tail...i bought her to breed with does anybody think she will actually breed? she doesnt fly so has not much balance...a real shame as she is a stunning cobalt..part of a colony but has no mate as yet
by ush2611
Wed Aug 07, 2013 2:11 pm
Forum: Mutations/Genetics
Topic: rarest mutation?
Replies: 8
Views: 1221

rarest mutation?

just out of interest ...what is the rarest or most sought after mutation now? :)
by ush2611
Sun Jul 21, 2013 10:13 am
Forum: Mutations/Genetics
Topic: can someone confirm if my bird is an aqua or turquoise
Replies: 1
Views: 369

can someone confirm if my bird is an aqua or turquoise

hi my newest bird is a beautiful aqua colour...bought him as an aqua....but im not sure if aqua and turqoise are the same thing?...it is really apparent next to my blue cock as the new one has much more green present esp in wings...
many thanks
by ush2611
Thu Jul 18, 2013 8:39 am
Forum: Mutations/Genetics
Topic: cobalt hen with turquoise cock?
Replies: 1
Views: 493

cobalt hen with turquoise cock?

hi guys, i have just bought a 2012 turquoise cock..a 2012 turquoise violet cock...and this years cobalt hen (stunning) and a cleartail violet was thinking of pairing them next year as turquoise cock/cobalt hen....and violet ct hen with violet turquoise cock...would you agree that this is a good pair...
by ush2611
Thu Jun 27, 2013 3:15 am
Forum: Mutations/Genetics
Topic: is the lutino baby a hen?
Replies: 4
Views: 442

Re: is the lutino baby a hen?

thanks so much :)
by ush2611
Thu Jun 27, 2013 2:30 am
Forum: Mutations/Genetics
Topic: is the lutino baby a hen?
Replies: 4
Views: 442

is the lutino baby a hen?

hi i have a lutino hen and a blue cock that have bred this year..ive got 3 babies just getting their feathers,( no blues) 3 green and one lutino....am i right in believing the lutino is a definite hen??..and because there are no blue babies...that the dad was split to normal green? any help would be...
by ush2611
Fri Jan 11, 2013 6:53 am
Forum: Breeding IRNs
Topic: pair wont go in box...why?
Replies: 0
Views: 407

pair wont go in box...why?

hi, i know its been mild but is it still too early for nestboxes...i have one adult pair..that i bought this year, i put the box in two days ago, out of curiousness really and thought the hen might go straight in, but neither of them have gone near it...they are not rung, so im wondering if they are...
by ush2611
Tue Nov 20, 2012 3:19 am
Forum: Mutations/Genetics
Topic: new to breeding...who goes with who?
Replies: 2
Views: 615

Re: new to breeding...who goes with who?

thankyou so much for your advice, i will do that..i have so much to learn about genetics
thanks again
by ush2611
Mon Nov 19, 2012 8:35 am
Forum: Mutations/Genetics
Topic: new to breeding...who goes with who?
Replies: 2
Views: 615

new to breeding...who goes with who?

:) hi, ive just joined, so i apologise if this question has come up time and time again..i have just bought the following birds..a proven pair of blues, a violet cleartailed cock, a blue cock a lutino hen and a green hen...can someone please help me determin, who i should pair with who, as i find th...