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mutation guide?

Post by driver_hr » Mon Dec 10, 2012 1:22 pm

Hello guys, i am new to ringnecks and im very confused with all the different colours and mutations there are. Is the a guide somewhere that can explain all these? Like pallid, lacewing, ino, pied, etc etc.

I have spent alot of time on this forum but it all is still very confusing to me. Or maybe someone can post a simple explanation for the basic mutations. I know this would really help me and the new members on this forum.

Thank you.

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Re: mutation guide?

Post by trabots » Mon Dec 10, 2012 4:01 pm

Bastiaan's book Asiatic Parrots and Their Mutations and Terry Martin's book Color Mutations and Genetics in Parrots are absolute necessities to understanding things. They are both available through Birdkeeper magazine

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Re: mutation guide?

Post by sheyd » Mon Dec 10, 2012 11:35 pm

I like this one...though I wish it had also had pictures of chick colours. The only thing I disagree with are the eye colours described- I've had 3 IRN's (Blue, Green and Pallid) and all have had blue eyes of varying degrees.
Anyway- Enjoy! ... rameri.htm
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Re: mutation guide?

Post by Tartan ringnecks » Tue Dec 11, 2012 3:07 pm

First of all welcome driver hr to the world of Indian mutations

The books that trabots said are a must as thay will give you
the basics to set you on the right track and the proper names
of the mutations.

Let the journey begin.

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Re: mutation guide?

Post by willowisp71 » Tue Dec 11, 2012 6:13 pm

In the meantime, try this link for a basic conversion of old and new names;

Hasn't been updated for awhile, but it contains the name differences that cause the most confusion eg, pallid (new term) = lacewing (old term).

I did actually start a thread about this a few weeks ago, trying to create a mutation 'dictionary' if you will, but came across the above link in another post, and thought it was set out the way I imagined it in my head, lol :D
Regards Deb

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Re: mutation guide?

Post by Sprankle » Tue Sep 11, 2018 9:52 pm

I have checked that there are variety of breeds of birds but there is some kind of difference which makes them different.You can see the patches of the birds which I have seen. I have read about these breeds on book assignment masters where I know the breeds of these words.You can check the patches and color of these words in order to find the breed.I hope this will give you solution.

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