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|Recessive white racing homers.|
|Common name||Recessive white|
|Mutation type||Colour modifier|
|Description||Entirely white plumage with dark eyes.|
|Commonly found in breeds such as:||Many breeds.|
In the homozygous form this gene produces an entirely white pigeon, with dark eyes.
Recessive white is an autosomal recessive mutation. This means that both parents need to carry the mutant gene for it to express in the next generation. As a recessive mutation, it is possible for this mutation to be carried by a bird who does not visually express it.
White - similar phenotypes produced by a range of genes.