Question about ringneck colors?

Discussion in 'Pigeons and Doves' started by mandiedriskill, Jul 21, 2010.

  1. mandiedriskill

    mandiedriskill Out Of The Brooder

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    I just want to see if this is correct. Ringnecks can have offspring with different color mutations? I am very, very new to doves. I was on a page that was showing different colors they can be and its a lot.
     
  2. michaeldaugherty

    michaeldaugherty Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 6, 2009
    Yes they can come in all colors
     
  3. michaeldaugherty

    michaeldaugherty Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 6, 2009
    Yes they can come in all colors
     
  4. 95yj

    95yj Chillin' With My Peeps

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    yup, don't even attempt to fathom ringneck genetics, you'll only get a head ache.
     
  5. Shanty

    Shanty Out Of The Brooder

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    Colors! Yes, many and other neat mutations as well. I was visiting my pigeon genetics mentor, Willard Hollander, at Iowa State U in Ames, Iowa, back in 1981, when I met his co-conspirator in the dove genetics world--Wilmer Miller. Wilmer had just learned that he had to disband the entire Iowa State dove collection, many hundreds of doves. He asked me if I wanted them. Of course I wanted them. I just didn't have any means to carry them back to Pennsylvania with me, nor a place to keep them once I made it home. I had to leave that offer behind, alas!

    Go check out Wilmer's dove site at http://ringneckdove.com/

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    discovered that we were cousins, too, many generations removed, both descended from same line of the Hadley family. Keeping doves and pigeons must be genetic, er, run in the family.

    Shan
     

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