sexing birds

nigel at mendel.berkeley.edu nigel at mendel.berkeley.edu
Sat Aug 3 16:55:42 EST 1996


In article <4u02lp$6fe at hermes.ucd.ie>, gzk at ollamh.ucd.ie (GERALDINE
KAMINSKI) wrote:

> Does anyone know what type of DNA test is used to sex birds ie parots?
> is it PCR? I'd be glad of the method or reference if anyone is doing it. 
> Thanks
> Geraldine

I called Zoogen the other day.  (try your 800 number directory)

I asked if they were using pcr...they said it depended on the species. (In
the case of my conure; YES).

-nigel

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