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What color am I?

Post Number:#1  Unread postby AmberRae » Sat Jul 15, 2017 11:02 am


This is my first tort ever and I am not sure what color tort she is. She is a mini rex.
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Re: What color am I?

Post Number:#2  Unread postby Winterwolf » Sat Jul 15, 2017 11:59 am


What colors are her parents? (Knowing the grandparents' colors would also be helpful.)
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Re: What color am I?

Post Number:#3  Unread postby SixGun » Sat Jul 15, 2017 12:21 pm


She looks chocolate tort to me. The red coloring tends to come with Black / Chocolate torts, and I see chocolate lacing in the ears/nose, not black.

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Re: What color am I?

Post Number:#4  Unread postby SableSteel » Sat Jul 15, 2017 3:02 pm


She looks chocolate tort to me
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Re: What color am I?

Post Number:#5  Unread postby Tiny Buns » Sat Jul 15, 2017 11:10 pm


Agreed. Choc tort

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Re: What color am I?

Post Number:#6  Unread postby AmberRae » Sun Jul 16, 2017 5:41 am


thanks guys :) I do not ever have torts in my litters so this is new for me

Winterwolf, her sire is a blue eyed white which has black and broken black in his pedigree. The mom is a sable point magpie harlequin and I don't have her pedigree. They has 2 kits and the other is a broken red. I have never had that color either. Mom has no red on her but I guess it is in her genes.

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Re: What color am I?

Post Number:#7  Unread postby SableSteel » Sun Jul 16, 2017 4:24 pm


If she's sable point magpie, it's more likely than not that she carries non extension (what causes red and tort), it's what adds the sable point shading to the magpie
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Re: What color am I?

Post Number:#8  Unread postby Nymphadora » Mon Jul 17, 2017 12:26 pm


I'm no help with color, but gosh LOOK AT THOSE CHEEKS! :P
You've got a real cutie there, AmberRae. :oops:

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Re: What color am I?

Post Number:#9  Unread postby AmberRae » Mon Jul 17, 2017 7:50 pm


I know, I just love the cheeks on her. This mama makes some of the fattest cheek babies :)

Thanks for the explanation Sable. I was trying to figure out where the red came from.

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