Leaders in the Field of
Veterinary DNA Testing

Avian DNA Testing Leader

IQ Bird Testing Ensures Accurate and Swift Bird Sexing Services

Your All-In-One Solution For Avian Gender And Disease Testing For Your Birds 
(Gallus Gallus Mutations Tests Also Available)

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or Disease Test Now?

dna gender test
(Discounted Price Packs Are Also Available)

Our Promise To You

Complete Bird Testing Services

  • We can test birds of any age, any time of year, using samples of feathers, blood, or eggshells.
  • There is no need for surgery or anesthesia, and the birds do not experience any stress.
  • We will provide you with your results within 1-3 business days.
  • We also offer detection of five basic avian viruses (analyzed only with blood samples).
  • We currently test over 270 different species of birds.
  • If your bird isn't on our list, we will add it. 

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Our Services 

Complete Avian Testing Services

Specializing in Molecular Biology and Veterinary Analysis, our laboratory offers
the best service in Avian DNA Gender Testing or Bird Sexing.

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Gender (Sex) Testing (Bird Sexing)

Gender (Sex) testing can be done using blood, feathers or egg shell samples.

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Disease Testing

We can test for a wide range of avian diseases using blood samples obtained either from your veterinarian or from blood drops on your sample form.

IQ Bird Testing Also Offers The Following Benefits

Free Repeat Test if the results are inconclusive.

Downloadable and printable certificates.

Personal area on our website to track the status of your orders.

Personal service available by phone, test, online chat and email.

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Before you buy a bird
Before You Buy Your Next Bird
  • Buy Your Birds from Accredited and Reliable Bird Breeders
  • Make Sure You Have Their Most Recent Virus Testing
  • Test Your Pets Before Investing In Them
  • Test Your Birds Before Bringing Them Into Your Aviary Or Home With More Birds
  • Test Them Regularly (At Least Once Per Year)

What Do We Do At IQ Bird Testing?


DNA Sexing For All Birds

Bird dna sexing with blood

DNA Sexing with Blood Sample

$15.99 per specimen



bird dna sexing with feathers

DNA Sexing with Feathers Sample


 $17.99 per specimen


bird dna sexing with egg shells

DNA Sexing with Egg Shell Sample


$17.99 per Specimen


Note:  These tests can be combined with other test types for additional discounts.

Avian Disease Testing

Bird dna sexing with blood

Psittacosis (MOMP)

$22 per specimen
(Test Sample Type - Blood)


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Bird dna sexing with blood

Avium Bordetella (BAL)

$22 per specimen
(Test Sample Type - Tracheal Swab)


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pbfd disease testing

Psittacine Beak and Feather Disease (PBFD)
 $22 per specimen
(Test Sample Type - Blood)

About This Test

bird dna sexing with feathers

Pacheco’s Disease (PDV)

 $22 per specimen

(Test Sample Type - Cloacal Swab)

About This Test

Avian polyomavirus apv

Avian Polyomavirus (APV)


$22 per Specimen
(Test Sample Type - Blood)

About This Test

bird dna sexing with egg shells

Psittacine Proventricular Dilatation Disease (PDD)
$37 per Specimen

(Test Sample Type - Cloacal Swab)

About This Test

Gallus Gallus Tests

blue egg gene test

Blue Egg Gene

Blood $25 - Eggshell, Feathers $30

(Test Sample Type - Blood, Eggshell
or Feathers)

About This Test

recessive white gene test

Recessive White Gene (c) in Chickens

Blood - $50  Eggshell, Feathers - $55

(Test Sample Type - Blood, Eggshell
or Feathers)

About This Test

recessive white gene test

 Blood - $90
Fibromelanosis in Chickens

(Coming Soon)

lavender dna test

Lavender Gene in Chickens

Blood - $55

(Test Sample Type - Blood, Eggshell
or Feathers)

About This Test

Microbiology Tests

Bird dna sexing with blood

Bacteriological Avian Culture Test + Megabacteria

$80 per specimen
(Test Sample Type - Please Order
Testing Kit)

About This Test

bird dna sexing with feathers

Avian Coccidiosis Parasite Test

  New Price $60 per specimen

(Test Sample Type - Please Order
Testing Kit)

About This Test

sexing plus 3 diseases

New Product - Coccidiosis + Cryptosporidium Parasite Tests


 $75.00  Per Specimen
(Test Sample Type - Please Order
Testing Kit)

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bird dna sexing with egg shells

Cryptosporidium Parasite Test


  New Price $40 per Specimen
(Test Sample Type - Please Order
Testing Kit)

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Special Tests

Bird dna sexing with blood

Environmental Avian Testing

$59 per area
(Test Sample Type - Swab)


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Discount Pricing For Multiple Tests


Combining additional tests for the same order can save you money overall.

Bird dna sexing with blood

Choose any 2 diseases (excludes PDD)

$31.00 per specimen


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bird health pack

Basic Health Package (PBFD + APV + MOMP)

$41.00 per specimen


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Sexing Plus 5 diseaseas

Sexing + All 5 Diseases (excludes PDD)

$64.00 per specimen


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bird dna sexing with feathers

Sexing + PBFD


 $29.00 per blood specimen

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sexing plus 3 diseases

Yearly Health Checkup
(All 6 Diseases)


 $96.00 per blood specimen

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sexing plus 3 diseases

Sexing + Any 3 Diseases (excludes PDD)


 $44.00 per blood specimen

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dna sexing plus 2 diseases

Sexing + Any 2 Diseases (excludes PDD)


$36.00 per Specimen

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dna sexing plus 4diseases

Sexing + Any 4 Diseases (excludes PDD)


$54.00 per Specimen

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dna sexing plus 6 diseases

Sexing + All 6 Diseases
(Includes PDD)


$99.00 per Specimen

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The American Silverudd's Blue Association will no longer be provides DNA analysis for the blue egg gene through the lab in Germany. Instead you are encouraged to use iQ Bird Testing a U.S. Based Genetic Testing  lab in Miami, FL.


Pure white peachicks hatch out pure yellow, and are much more difficult to sex. You'll either need to wait until they're about one year old, or use a bird DNA testing site.
For our snow peas, we use IQ Genetics at There will be a fee per sample sent in for testing, but the fee is reasonable and it's fun waiting for the results to come back.


To determine gender. If you would like to try a different way, we recommend

IQ BIRD TESTING introduces an Advanced Innovation Technology for the efficient processing of your samples.
IQG now process all DNA sexing samples thru Quantitative Polymerase Chain Reaction (qPCR) devices, also known as real-time PCR. This is a molecular biology technique used to amplify and quantify DNA in real-time.
  • Increased Accuracy, Precision and Sensitivity
  • Reduced Contamination Risk
  • High Throughput
  • Elimination of Post-Amplification Steps
  • Internal Control for Normalization
  • Wide Dynamic Range
  • Ability to Detect Multiple Targets Simulaneously

Learn More About Our Environmental Testing

Are You Worried About The Rising Costs of Operating Your Aviary?
Keeping your birds healthier is a proven way to reduce your avian veterinary costs.  Our environmental tests will help you test for airborne contamination of your aviary environment.  This will mean reduced veterinary costs.
Are You Trying To Breed White Chickens?
Learn How IQ Bird Testing Can Help You Improve Your Breeding Results With Testing

Learn More About Our Recessive Gene Test

Keeping Your Birds Healthy
 Special Offer

A Sick Bird Can Be Highly Contagious
And Die Within A Few Days

This is a 3 Disease Test Package for only $39

It includes testing for:
  • Psittacine Beak and Feather Disease (PBFD)
  • Avian Polyomavirus (APV)
  • Psittacosis (MOMP)

Order Health Package

Bacterial Avian Culture Test
 + Megabacteria Test

It has been suggested that there are over 60 other diseases that birds and their droppings can carry.

Bacterial diseases are common in pet birds and should be taken very seriously.

Here's what one customer had to say about this test...

Learn More About Bacterial &
Megabacteria Tests

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Because It’s Our Clients That Matter Most.

Farm birds

On time, 100% accuracy and affordable!

Matthew P.

Been doing business with them for years! Absolutely zero complaints! They get the job done and customer service is on point!

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Nothing Short of Amazing...

Michelle K.

I wish every company would handle customer relations like you guys do - you've made me a lifelong customer. Thank you! 


I Switched From Another Company

Suzy C. 

To IQ Bird Testing and never looked back.   IQ is not only cheaper, but results come in much faster.  Great company!! Would recommend it to anyone

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Frequently Asked Questions

Here you'll find the answers to the questions our customers ask the most.  If you don't see your question here, then just email us your question using the button to the right.
Choose your question topic to see the FAQs on that topic.

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How To Collect Samples

Sample collection is the most important task of bird owners,
when sending the samples in for testing.
An incorrect collection of samples may cause delays in your bird’s results or even affect the outcome due to sampling DNA cross-contamination.
For All Sample Collection:
  • Read the instructions on How to place the order online after you choose the start a new online order button below.
  • Place online order and print our sample forms
  • Clean and disinfect instruments and wash hands before, during and after sample collection.
  • Make sure to have the correct sample form near the birds’ area. Make sure the BIRD ID matches with the one you are testing.
  • When taking a blood sample, you only need 1-2 drops of blood. No need to fill out the whole circle.
  • When plucking feathers, you may either put the on a Ziploc bag or tape them to the sample form. Make sure to never touch/tape the tip of the feather.
  • You can send several samples in one envelope
To Download The Sample Card Or the Sample Form, Click On The Image

Request Sample Cards

For disease testing you must supply a blood sample.
For Gender testing, you can supply feather, egg shell, or a blood sample.

Start A New Online Order Now

We now offer both USPS and FEDEX shipping service at checkout. Both for the price of $11.95. Chose your preferred shipping service at checkout and receive your shipping label. Bring your packaged sample to your closest USPS or FEDEX store and send with a confirmed tracking number. 

Special Shipping Prices

Please Use Only This Envelope For Shipping
To Enable Tracking.

If you select USPS Shipping at checkout, you will get a flat rate of $11.95 for priority delivery.

You can easily download the shipping label from your location and use the approved USPS shipping envelope
To avoid mail delays to our laboratory of your samples by our mail carriers, we have decided as of today to move our samples collection mailbox to a new location.
Please send your samples to:
IQ Genetics - IQ Birdtesting
Davmor Center
4300 SW 73rd Ave., Suite 107 
Miami FL 33155


The Science Behind DNA Gender Deterimination in Birds

Birds have different sex chromosomes than mammals.

Male birds have two Z chromosomes, while female birds have one Z chromosome and one W chromosome.

The Z and W chromosomes are different sizes, which allows scientists to use DNA analysis to determine the sex of a bird. Male birds have a single band on their DNA analysis, while female birds have two bands.

Our vast DNA database allows us to compare each result with birds of the same species and known gender.

Species That We Test

IQ Bird Testing tests more bird species than any other testing company that we know of.  If you can't find your species on this list, let us know, and we will try and add it to the list.

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Checking Your Order Status

New Report Status Updates And What They Mean

To save you time, we recommend for you to view your order status and always read our emails. We always send emails whenever we have a status update. Please check your spam and make sure you are receiving our emails.
  • Paid Waiting for Samples -Your order is paid and we are waiting to receive your samples.
  • Samples Received Paid -We received your samples and your order is paid so just wait for your results.
  • Samples Received Pending Payment -We have your samples, but we are waiting for your payment.
  • Waiting for Samples Pending Payment -We are waiting for your samples and your payment. If no action is taken, your order will be automatically deleted after 60 days.
  • On Hold -Your order has a pending payment situation with Paypal. Please contact customer Service. 
  • Completed Partial -Some of your samples are ready to view results. The lab is still working on your other samples.
  • Completed -Your full order is ready and you can access your results.


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