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Please could someone help.
I have a litter of babies, and among the expeced colours were these two :?
Dad is agouti, mum is choc tan.
The litter consists of
Agouti with light bellies
Black tan
and these two?

Anyone got an idea what they are? Thanks
 

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They look like Argente's to me! (Pink eyed Agouti) I may be wrong though, keep an eye out for a blue undercolour.

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They are just too cute, so that means both mum and dad must carry p?
By the way heres a pic of mum
 

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Apparantly, so i've been told. When she was little she looked like a regular choc tan with a little white triangle on her back. As she has molted more and more white hairs have come through :?
 

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You know. . . There's a similar marking in horses. That appears over time and looks sort of like a webby pattern. Let me see if I can find you some information on that! It looks a lot like your mouse there.

She looks sort of variegated, but the markings are usually more blurry. . .
 

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A couple of her babies have the little white triangle on their back like she did, i am hoping they will develop this pattern like their mum :D As time goes on she seems to be getting more and more white hairs, at this rate she may end up as a BEW :lol:
 

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Wow!! I have never seen white marking change on a mouse before! Fasinating!

I learn something new everyday! lol If any of her babies do that, then it must be dominant.

And as far as I know, varigated mice are born with thier markings, they don't develop over time.

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Did your mouse have any offspring with the same pattern? Or did her parents have that pattern?

You started this post about the babies, but we're all fascinated by mum! :lol:
 

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Really? Oh i just thought they developed over time. Seriously she stared bieng a solid choc tan with 1 white marking. We jokingly named her nappyhead coz it looked like she was wearing one :lol:
 

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I am actually so fasinated by this, I want to kidnapp some of the babies, and take pictures of thier development!
 

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She was the only one of the litter that had this little triangle. All the others were tans and broken :?
 

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I want them... :shock:

hehe. Heather and Sarah would kill me... but seriously, I want them. lol

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I'm supposed to be being good and concentrating on my show varieties lol

But genetics and unknown stuff like this fasinate me!!! I want them... hehehehee

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Its definately unknown to me at least hehee

If this had occured to any of my mice, I would seriously be taking pictures like every week to document the change in markings and such.

If one of the babies is a buck, I may just have to come to your house and steal him!!! *shifty eyes*... ahem... I am joking of course! hehe

W xx
 
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