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Suggie Coloring and their Abbreviations #630782
09/08/08 10:56 AM
09/08/08 10:56 AM

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Hey all, I'm new to the boards and am confused about the color variations and the abbreviations for them.

Can anyone help shed some light on this for me?

thanks! smile

Re: Suggie Coloring and their Abbreviations [Re: ] #630792
09/08/08 11:06 AM
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LEU/BEW = Leucistic or Black Eyed White
MO=Mosaic
WFB=White Faced Blonde
WFG=White Faced Grey
WFL=White Faced Lion

I know there are others but I don't know for sure what the abbreviations are, so I will let others fill them in. wink


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Re: Suggie Coloring and their Abbreviations [Re: sugarlope] #630794
09/08/08 11:08 AM
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Thanks! smile What does it mean by Lion? are they poofy around the face?

Re: Suggie Coloring and their Abbreviations [Re: ] #630797
09/08/08 11:12 AM
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No it is a golden coloring around the head and neck (if I understand correctly). I think it is difficult to tell, but there are some people that can tell a 'true' lion from another glider. dunno


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Re: Suggie Coloring and their Abbreviations [Re: sugarlope] #630801
09/08/08 11:17 AM
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PL=Platinum
Cino=Cremino (I believe please correct me if I'm wrong)
PLH=Platinum het


that's all I remember LOL besides the ones already listed. I personally don't understand the difference between a lion and a blond dunno

Re: Suggie Coloring and their Abbreviations [Re: ] #630804
09/08/08 11:21 AM
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Hm..so what does it mean by Het? is it a genetics term?? **strains brain trying to think back to college genetics** lol

Re: Suggie Coloring and their Abbreviations [Re: ] #630815
09/08/08 11:32 AM
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LOL I don't know the exact spelling but it means they possibly carry the gene to produce that color. Leu hets are the most common that I know of.

Re: Suggie Coloring and their Abbreviations [Re: ] #630817
09/08/08 11:34 AM
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lol. ok. so Leu hets would me that they have the potential of producing a BEW (black eyed white?)

Re: Suggie Coloring and their Abbreviations [Re: ] #630822
09/08/08 11:49 AM
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right. and the percentage of het they are is the percentage chance they can be a 100% het and possibly produce a leu. It's all pretty complicated to me LOL but that's from what I understand.

Re: Suggie Coloring and their Abbreviations [Re: ] #630870
09/08/08 12:51 PM
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lol. thanks for all the help! smile It all kinda makes sense...kinda..lol smile

Re: Suggie Coloring and their Abbreviations [Re: ] #631105
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Het=heterozygous - meaning (in simple terms) that they carry the gene but do not express it. thumb


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