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Hi everyone,I'd like you all to meet our 4 new baby girl rats. My daughter and I bought them on November 15th and they're absolutely the most precious little creatures. The breeder said they were about 5-6 weeks old. The biggest two are about 4 inches long from nose to bum (not counting tails) the smallest is about 3 inches long. As these are our first rats I'm hoping someone can maybe venture a guess on their ages and colors.

This is the four girls right after we bought them. The two mostly white with gray facial markings are my daughter's. The tiny charcoal colored one and the charcoal/white rex girl with the white head spot are mine. http://i1383.photobucket.com/albums...obile Uploads/20141115_204633_zpscee1e9f6.jpg

This is my daughters Precious (I call her Possum)
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My daughter's Delta, shes the one who always gives kisses http://i1383.photobucket.com/albums...obile Uploads/20141115_203416_zps09b09398.jpg

My baby Mocha, she's a dumbo and the smallest of the four. She's super camera shy so you cant see her markings too well. Mocha is charcoal colored with speckled charcoal and white markings on her lower belly and a white triangle shaped area on her chest just under her chin
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Mocha again : ) she's so tiny and sweet
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My little rex coated girl Latte
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Delta and Latte curled up on my lap. Latte kissed her sister until she fell asleep http://i1383.photobucket.com/albums...obile Uploads/20141122_030826_zps9236751d.jpg

Latte just after waking up. She loves being on my lap snuggling http://i1383.photobucket.com/albums...obile Uploads/20141122_012812_zps92e9bc2e.jpg

Sleepy little Latte lol http://i1383.photobucket.com/albums...obile Uploads/20141122_012752_zps7b0abebe.jpg

Daughter's Delta chilling with me
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Mocha and Latte curled up together on my lap
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My babies cage, daughter's is identical. We keep two in each cage, they're so spoiled : ) http://i1383.photobucket.com/albums...obile Uploads/20141121_223437_zps30d750ae.jpg
 

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Your daughter has a couple of black masked rats though they are very cutely mismarked.

Your girls are black Berkshire and black capped.

They might all look lighter than Black but add they are so young they are still in there kitten coats (of say they were about 5 weeks). They will moult into an adult coat which is denser and more shiny at around 6 weeks. This will be darker coloured. Even then they may still be pallet than a deep Black as a lot of things can affect the depth of colour such as carried recessive genes and diet
 

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Oh how cute they all are.
 

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Thank you all for the feedback and information on our babies. They're such a great joy in our lives. Thank you on the coat colors I samurai : ) now we know what they are color wise!2ratshack- 6 weeks sounds right, the breeder said a month and a week or so but she didn't have the dates off hand. we've had them for about 10 days now. As for boxes and toys, they've has a ton added since that pic, that was the day we set it up. They have toilet paper rolls, a shoebox cave (which they love), more new toys and ladders.
 
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