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    Genetics Professor looking for Albino Chicken Feathers

    Hi MysteryChicken, That's very helpful. The form of albinism that I know something about (the one I can definitely do some genetic testing on) is the autosomal (non sex-linked) form. So I'm not as interested in the sex linked form, but it might be interesting (once I've got the genetic test up...
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    Genetics Professor looking for Albino Chicken Feathers

    Acre4Me, Thanks much! This seems like some very useful information. I'll definitely follow up! thanks,, Rod
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    Genetics Professor looking for Albino Chicken Feathers

    Hi MysteryChicken, Thanks for following up! I'm not sure about the chicken you show in the picture. How much do you know about the details for this chicken? When you say "split" are you just referring to the fact that it has some appearance of being albino, but doesn't look completely albino...
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    Genetics Professor looking for Albino Chicken Feathers

    Thanks to all who have replied so far! MaryJanet, I'll follow up on the Scotland connection - thanks for that tip! Rod
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    Genetics Professor looking for feathers from Albino Chickens

    Hi Chicken Enthusiasts, My name is Rod Scott and I'm a Biology Prof who does research with DNA. I have learned that some albino chickens have a very interesting change to the DNA that can be easily studied using genetics techniques that are now available in most undergrad biology labs. I'd like...
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    Genetics Professor looking for Albino Chicken Feathers

    Hi Chicken Enthusiasts, My name is Rod Scott and I'm a Biology Prof who does research with DNA. I have learned that some albino chickens have a very interesting change to the DNA that can be easily studied using genetics techniques that are now available in most undergrad biology labs. I'd like...
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