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Explain mechanism of sex-determination in birds.

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Sex chromosomes in birds are determined as Z and W. The male is homomorphic (ZZ) and the female is heteromorphic (ZW). The W chromosome carries female sex-determining genes, and the duplication of Z chromosomes indicates the male sex.

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