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Kite Check
Kite Check
Locus K locus
Genetic symbol K
Common name Kite
Inheritance Autosomal dominant
Mutation type Colour modifier

Kite is an allele at the K locus. This mutation is dominant to wild type.


Kite is a bronzing factor.


Kite 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.


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