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Old 11-14-2016, 05:27 PM
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Hi, I have a normal grey Male and a pearl female who have very good luck breeding. when they have babies and I get pearls , after all the reading I have done from other people is there proof that because my mom is a pearl that the baby pearls will be female or can they be male?? Thanks
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Old 11-14-2016, 06:00 PM
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Because mom is a pearl, there is a chance the babies are boys. Girl pearls only get the gene from dad. Boys have to get the gene from both mom and dad to be visual. This also means that your male is split to pearl.
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ok thanks very much, I have already sent a DNA in as the new owner would like to know. It is a lot of help the more I learn about genetics thanks a lot!
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Not a problem, genetics is very interesting!
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You were right he is a boy!!! Thanks
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