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® 🇬🇧 Version of the French standard by Ariane Verticordia. It may have some translation errors (ex: varieties' names, but not genotype)
Grizzled Doves (Grison)
The "Grizzled" gene can affect all varieties.
Genotype (4 examples):
iv//iv, Ta//+, Gr//+ or iv//iv, Ta//+, Gr//Gr or ivP//ivP, Ta//+, Gr//+ or ivP//ivP, Ta//+, Gr//Gr (Grizzled Apricot)
dB//,Ta//+, Gr//Gr ou dB//,Ta//Ta, Gr//Gr (Grizzled Orange)
Ta//+, Gr//Gr or Ta//+, Gr//+ or if purplish brest : Ta//+, Gr//+, +//ry, or Ta//+, Gr//Gr, +//ry (Grizzled Tangerine)
Gr//Gr, +//+ or Gr//+ (Grizzled Wild)
Dove with flaking coloured coat white or grey depending on the base colour.
Head= Grizzled (all colour combination).
Neck-Band= Depends of the initial variety.
Beak= Depends of the initial variety.
Eye= Depends of the initial variety.
Breast= Depends of the initial variety.
Scapulars= Depends of the initial variety.
Flight feathers= Depends of the initial variety.
Tail= Depends of the initial variety.
Grizzled pattern not clear enough or poorly distributed on the dove, irregular neck-band drawing, bad eye colour.