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I have two 3 week old does from a litter, mother is PEW and dad is Argente LH, and i dont know exactly what they are. I'm thinking Stone and silver agouti?

Here are pics of one:







And the other:





Both are same shade but one is ticked and one isnt??
 

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What were the grandparents and/or what do your mice carry? That will go a long way to helping work out genetically what they are.

On the other hand, you're correct that stones can be really light or really dark, here's some photos of some of mine to show difference in colour:

Pregnant stone satin


2 stones:


Stone satin buck:


Pale stone doe:


Normal stone doe:


Dark stone doe:
 

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The mother i bred, she comes from a LONG line of PEW, her father being a show PEW and her mother being a half show PEW. Her father i dont know, will have to ask Amalthea as ha came from her.
 

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They do look lilac (phenotype) but you really need to know what the parents carry to be sure (genotype). Also they look different in the different photos :lol: If the PEW are show line I wouldn't be surprised if they were either chocolate or silver underneath. That would mean that the argente would have to carry either chocolate (champagne) or blue (silver) to compliment whatever they got from the PEW (lilac is blue + chocolate dilutions).
 
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