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Flight Feathers

Breeding a penguin?

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Hi there, how do I breed a penguin without having one? If I breed two pieds does that give me a chance of getting penguin offspring?

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No! to get Penguin you need two visual Penguin parents or at least ones that are carrying the Penguin gene ( that would be a hit or miss production). Breeding Pied to Pied produces Pied. The two are different mutations.

Welcome to our Forum by the way.

Andyn

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Ok thank you, So if my birds don't have penguin genes does that mean I have zero chance of breeding a penguin?

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That is correct. I have had buyers who looked at my Pied and called them Penguin.

Andy

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So penguin isn't considered a type of heavy pied? As in its a completely seperate Color altogether? 

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Yep as Andy said, zero chance.

We just don't have many rare colours over here,

and as the main source of zebra finches here is the pet shop that leaves an even smaller chance of getting something good.

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Hi there flight feathers, welcome to the zebra finch forum  :good:

if yer really interested in breeding penguin zebras you could try contacting Dennis Webster Who is president and publicity officer for the zebra finch society, his number is listed below under publicity officer and he's a specialist in breeding the penguin zebras and is a very nice and helpful fella :hi:

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be lucky

 

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