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Getting all grown up

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Here is some of our 4-5 week old mixed litter, the ones that had pointy faces which, thankfully, seem to be not so pointy now =)
In here we have platinums, pews and (I think) a cream. Most are marked and I'm still no closer to getting any selfs in these colours (other than pews). Any suggestions? They're type is improving though, not perfect, but the now look more showy than pet. The ears aren't quite as good on these as the last litter though, which is a bit disappointing.

PEW Doe from a previous litter but looking good =)

Platinum Doe

Platinum Buck

PEW Buck

This is the Doe I'm not sure of, the only way to get pics of the colour as it is on the eye, is to photo her in the shade

Platinum Buck

The girls being lazy, the creamy girl and a broken silver
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I hadn't either, until I went on a mad search for what on earth my - not pew but not proper silver either - mice were. They are just a VERY pale shade of silver. Theres no different genetics in it or so, I believe :)
Exactly WD and exactly Ian - differentiating between them and then between their own shades is difficult, so I think some "labels" are starting to get used more and more often, to basically highlight the fact that a mouse isn't pew and no - although genetically silver, it's so pale that you can only see it if you squint when holding it in the shade.. but it is silver genetically! It just helps people like me who can't get to shows but who are slowly trying to breed for show standards and who get these awkward shades and need to be able to explain them. It works well =)
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