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Locus Drz locus
Genetic symbol Drz
Common name Drizzle
Inheritance Autosomal dominant
Mutation type Colour modifier

Drizzle (symbol Drz) is a dominant mutation located at the Drz locus.



Drizzle is an autosomal dominant mutation. This means that only one parent of either sex needs to carry the mutant gene for it to express in the next generation. Unless it is hidden by another modifier, a pigeon not expressing this trait will not pass it onto its children.


See also

Anthracite - a similar trait that may be the same mutation as drizzle.