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Hi

I have made a backcross (or how do you call that in english?) with a Platinum female and a Himalayan male (he is the son of the platinum lady).
I expected black, platinum and himalayan.

The 9 babys are 9 days old, and a few of them show a colour I do not recognize (or not yet). It seems brown (but agouti couldn't be, because both parents are aa).

What could it be?


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yes, pics would be most helpful
 

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Don't posess a Digicam. But I know somebody who could lend me one.
But that means I can't post pics before sunday or monday.
 

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That's ok. It gives the color more time to develope.
 

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The babies are now 2 weeks old and just opened their eyes :)

The brown ones are agoutis. This surprised me a lot because it was said that himalayans are aabb and so on. Therefore I did further research on that and found that there are actual black based and agouti based himalayans.

However, to my joy, there is a mink among them. So, my platinum is carrying mink. Nice, nice... :D

I have some troubles attaching a pic... I will try to upload it in my album.
 

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I managed finally to upload the pics

Here is a pic of the babies. There is also another one in my album.
 

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AAAAAWWW!!!!!!! There soooo cute!!!
 

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Inesita said:
Aw, they're so cute!
Copy rat! 8)

But anyway keep posting pics.

They're soooo cute!!! *Squee*!!!!!
 

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where are you located ashadeen? are all of the babies resevered already?
 

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Hey twitch

I'm going to keep the platinum (he's in everything his mother, except in sexe - he's my jackpot :wink: ), and the mink and the buff one (all Dumbos).

The others are agoutis, and therefore not really reserved. But one is really cute, she's also a Dumbo and just adorable. Why? Do you want one?

But the Problem is I'm living in Switzerland :(
Where do you live?
 

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Hey twitch

I'm going to keep the platinum (he's in everything his mother, except in sexe - he's my jackpot :wink: ), and the mink and the buff one (all Dumbos).

The others are agoutis, and therefore not really reserved. But one is really cute, she's also a Dumbo and just adorable. Why? Do you want one?

But the Problem is I'm living in Switzerland :(
Where do you live?
 

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yeah, that would be an issue... i live in canada. i don't think i could take any right now anyway, it was mostly a flare up of GGMR caused by the absolutely adorbale picture
 

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I know what you mean!:)
 

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Today they are 3 weeks old and in the "popcorn-age"(how I call that), because they're rather bouncing and bounding around the cage than running or walking.
 

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aaww!!! oh i want to steal them all!!! (can't let my current little ones see this, they will think i am cheating on them lol).
 
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