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What color is Donna's runt?

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What color is Donna's runt?

Post Number:#1  Unread postby Katduck » Tue Mar 16, 2010 12:04 pm


Here is the runt from Donna's litter at 3 weeks old. It's growing fine, just smaller than the others. I call him Gorgeous George. :D The rest of the litter is all blue or maybe even lilac torts. What color is this? Is it a version of the black or chocolate tort? Donna is Chocolate Satin. Sire is Blue Pearl French Angora.

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Re: What color is Donna's runt?

Post Number:#2  Unread postby HendricksHearth » Tue Mar 16, 2010 2:09 pm


Looks like a black tort to me. He's cute. :)

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Re: What color is Donna's runt?

Post Number:#3  Unread postby Miss M » Tue Mar 16, 2010 3:27 pm


ooooOOOOOOooooo, preeeeeetty. :)
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Re: What color is Donna's runt?

Post Number:#4  Unread postby Galadriel » Tue Mar 16, 2010 5:52 pm


I'm not familiar with the whole colors thing, but :P *gasp* he's BEAUTIFUL!!!! :cute:
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Re: What color is Donna's runt?

Post Number:#5  Unread postby MaggieJ » Tue Mar 16, 2010 6:19 pm


I'm glad your beautiful runt made it, Katduck! I knew he was going to be especially pretty. :D
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Re: What color is Donna's runt?

Post Number:#6  Unread postby trinityoaks » Tue Mar 16, 2010 8:11 pm


Oh, he's a pretty bunny!
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Re: What color is Donna's runt?

Post Number:#7  Unread postby ladysown » Tue Mar 16, 2010 11:05 pm


looks like black tort.
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Re: What color is Donna's runt?

Post Number:#8  Unread postby All Ears Rabbitry » Wed Mar 17, 2010 12:37 am


Black tort. AKA the most common color in my barn right now - lol. Probably 75% of my rabbits are currently (black) tort.

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Re: What color is Donna's runt?

Post Number:#9  Unread postby Silver Star Rabbitry » Wed Mar 17, 2010 10:25 am


Looks like a black tort. Very pretty!

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Re: What color is Donna's runt?

Post Number:#10  Unread postby DevonW » Wed Mar 17, 2010 4:23 pm


Black Tort.

He is a handsome guy ♥
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Re: What color is Donna's runt?

Post Number:#11  Unread postby Katduck » Sat Mar 20, 2010 8:19 pm


Yes, he is looking more and more like the black tort from the first litter. It's so funny how you can breed the same two rabbits together and get such different results. The first pairing of Donna and Twitch resulted in 9 with 3 smut, 3 torts of different colors, a blue, a sable point and a sable. This second pairing she had 11 and 4 were smuts, 1 black tort and all the rest are the same color tort (either blue or lilac).

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Re: What color is Donna's runt?

Post Number:#12  Unread postby Devon's Mom Lauren » Mon Mar 22, 2010 8:10 am


What do you mean by "smuts"?

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Re: What color is Donna's runt?

Post Number:#13  Unread postby Katduck » Mon Mar 22, 2010 11:07 am


I think that the correct term. They are white with just a little grey on the nose, maybe a little on the outsides of the ears.

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Re: What color is Donna's runt?

Post Number:#14  Unread postby avdpas77 » Mon Mar 22, 2010 2:11 pm


Katduck wrote:I think that the correct term. They are white with just a little grey on the nose, maybe a little on the outsides of the ears.



Sort of like a blue Himalayan or Californian or sealpoint?
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Re: What color is Donna's runt?

Post Number:#15  Unread postby Katduck » Tue Mar 23, 2010 4:11 pm


Yes, but not complete. Donna has a California Satin in her background and I figure that's where it comes from. But it's not a nice full presentation, just a dirty nose.

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