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I just hate waiting for babies but they are finally here! I am so excited!
My Satin fawn girl just had 6 healthy babies last night. She looked like she was going to have 20 but only 6. I am hoping for dove or champain in this litter but im not sure yet. I cant wait till i can start to see colors. I was only able to take pics of 3 of them but as they get older i will update pics. This is my first litter so i am really excited!! :mrgreen:

This is mom on her babies.



Here you can see babies better.


And here a few of the babies.

 

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In the US we dont have many true fawns. But i dont like to call them recessive yellow. That term makes me asume they are ugly. So i call them fawn. But the pet store i got my trio of these from has no clue of their genetics so they very well could be true fawn but probibally not.
 

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I know true fawns are rare here,which is why I was asking. I didnt know where you got yours from.
I dont think calling them recessive yellow makes them ugly,lol. Most of my brindles are RY based.
 

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You can just as legitimately say "recessive fawn" if you don't like "recessive yellow." The "recessive" part of the name just designates its mode of inheritance since there are many ways to get yellow/orange/gold/red mice.

BTW, that mouse wouldn't actually be fawn anyway. It's too light and too orange. Some clubs call it "gold" or "orange," though, regardless of eye color.

One of these days I'm going to create a world government and use my magical powers to create a uniform mouse terminology that means the same thing everywhere. :p
 

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I don't mind the light gold color. I wish somebody who shows in a club where "gold" or "orange" is standardized would actually breed them to standard. They do have potential, especially with the pink eyes.
 
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