Mosaics??

Discussion in 'Pigeons and Doves' started by billgarb, Aug 22, 2011.

  1. billgarb

    billgarb Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This spring and summer I had the unique experience of having a roller hen hatch two birds from consecutive clutches that appear to be Mosaics. The first young bird has black secondaries with white primary feathers on one side and white secondaries and white flights on the other side, one white wing. The second youngster has a dark head and neck (black) and a blue saddle with some blue secondaries and a black bar. The opposite side has white secondaries and white flights. If these are mosaics I am surprised to have this happen in two consecutive clutches. In 16 years of raising pigeons, primarily rollers, I've never seen this occur. Any comments.
     
  2. Mary Of Exeter

    Mary Of Exeter Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Are you sure these are mosaics? Do you have any pictures?
     
  3. nzpouter

    nzpouter Chillin' With My Peeps

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    could be just random pieds.... mosaic usually consists of two of the 3 main colours in 1 bird... like red and blue/ brown and blue/ red and brown...
     
  4. Lofty Dreams

    Lofty Dreams Chillin' With My Peeps

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