Family Tree DNA is offering discounts on two of the company’s most popular products. Family Finder is an autosomal DNA test that automatically finds your relatives within 5 generations. It works by comparing your DNA to the DNA of other users in Family Tree DNA’s massive database. The Family Finder test is available for $79 (regular $99) until June 17th.
The BIG Y product is a direct paternal lineage test. It is designed to explore deep ancestral links on Family Tree DNA’s common paternal tree. It tests both thousands of known branch markers and millions of places where there may be new branch markers. The product is intended it for expert users with an interest in advancing science.
It may also be of great interest to genealogy researchers of a specific lineage. However, it is not however a test for matching you to one or more men with the same surname in the same manner as Y-DNA37 and other tests.
The Big Y SNP test is $595 (regular $695) until June 17th.
Details may be found at http://www.familytreedna.com.