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Post by MystikNZ » Thu Apr 19, 2012 2:17 pm

Hi guys!

Can someone tell me how much this costs to do & where it can be done?
Steph & "Ash" - Nelson, New Zealand

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Re: IR DNA Test

Post by mikeb » Thu Apr 19, 2012 3:25 pm

avian biotech they are located in several places world wide and they also test for diseases in the united states the cost are blood sexing $19.50 ,feather sexing $24.50 ,eggshell sexing $24.50 and they have a discounted price after 50 tests in a year

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Re: IR DNA Test

Post by ellieelectrons » Thu Apr 19, 2012 10:08 pm

Hi Mystik

It really depends as to where you are located. Can I judge by your login name that you are from New Zealand?

Curtin University in Australia offers a DNA sexing service. They advertise in the Australian Parrot Society's magazine and they claim greater than 99% accuracy. Contact details are as follows: Dr David Groth (m) 0417 915837 (w) 08 92667475 or 08 92667374

I've never used them though because my 2 birds were DNA sexed when I got them.


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Re: IR DNA Test

Post by slky01 » Fri May 25, 2012 5:18 pm

I have been using DNA Services out of Arizona and really like them. They do eggshell, feather or blood for $20.00 for the first ten and then go lower. They are really quick.
Pamela S Morgan

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