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Len March

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Join date : 2009-10-20
Age : 79
Location : Thorpe Bay Essex

White agates

Post  Len March on Mon Mar 20 2017, 12:38

My recessive white agates split opal appear dark in their melanines. Melanins in agates used to be lighter. Have the standards for agates changed?
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GeoffW

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Re: White agates

Post  GeoffW on Mon Mar 20 2017, 14:04

The standards with regard to melanin colour have not changed Len,but the quality of birds being bred has increased. The requirement for the eumelanin has always been black.

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