Preliminary results can be sent to you via e-mail, fax or text message or feel free to call us anytime. In addition to the submitter we can send preliminary results and certificates to the owner if you would like us to.
Blood samples are commonly obtained by clipping the toenail too short. An alternative it to use a lancet like diabetics use to check their blood sugar. A good place to lance is on the foot, between the toes. With either method you can preserve the blood by placing it directly onto the orderform and covering it with clear tape or by blotting the blood with a Qtip and letting it dry. Fill out an orderform to submit with the sample.
Let the shell dry completely, seal each shell in a separate container or bag (paper works best) and send it along with an order form.
Feathers submitted for gender testing must be freshly plucked. (Molted feathers or ones that fell out on their own do not contain sufficient DNA for testing.) Seal them in an envelope along with an order form and send them by regular mail.
Sample submission is as easy as printing an order form from our website, collecting a blood, eggshell or feather sample from your bird and mailing it to:
Please let us know if you have any questions, comments or special requests. We love our customers and are happy to do anything we can to make your experience with Bird Sexing Solutions the best it can be.
Payment must accompany sample unless prior arrangements are made. We accept: checks, money orders and credit card payments. If you wish to be billed please call and make arrangements prior to sending you samples.
Disclaimer: Please note that if a submitted sample does not contain sufficient DNA for testing, bird sexing solutions will test another sample at no charge. Refunds or credits will not be issued for samples with insufficient DNA.
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