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This website is to keep lovebird breeders all over the world informed of the progress of the Agapornis genome study.

The study is part of a PhD degree that looks at the genetic make-up of lovebirds. We are focusing on roseicollis species only, but hope to expand to other species later on.

We aim to develop at least two tests for breeders. The first is a parentage verification test and the second a size test. 

We also hope to develop a test to determine if a young is a split for a specific color mutation, even before it is sold. This will, however, be in a later stage of the study.