Collie coat color questions

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by abigalerose, Jan 31, 2017.

  1. abigalerose

    abigalerose Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Any collie experts out there?
    I'm wondering if the white spot on this pups head will disappear?
    I know it is not important in the big picture, but am just curious
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  2. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    very narrow streak, I would say yes. Nice dark sable. Are the other two tri colors? Are they your pups?
     
  3. abigalerose

    abigalerose Chillin' With My Peeps

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    @drumstick diva Not my pups, but I am getting one! Trying to decide between this female and another. I was just curious about that cute little spot.
    Here's the other pup
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    Do you think one will be lighter than the other, or same shade?
     
  4. BrinaChick

    BrinaChick Out Of The Brooder

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    Shades vary as the puppies grow. What breed is this? Rough Collie, Scotch Collie, Sheltie, or border collie?
     
  5. abigalerose

    abigalerose Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Rough collie. Here's the pup with the white spot now, it's almost completely disappeared [​IMG]
     
  6. TheKindaFarmGal

    TheKindaFarmGal Chicken Obsessed

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    They are adorable! Which did you choose? [​IMG]
     
  7. abigalerose

    abigalerose Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The one that had the little white spot! She comes home next weekend
     
  8. TheKindaFarmGal

    TheKindaFarmGal Chicken Obsessed

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    How exciting! She's adorable!
     
  9. KDOGG331

    KDOGG331 Chicken Obsessed

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    I agree, totally adorable!!!!
     
  10. dainerra

    dainerra Chillin' With My Peeps

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    in an ideal situation, the breeder should be picking the puppy for you, based on personality and what you are wanting - a pet, herding, etc.
    They are also, if a good responsible breeder, your best resource for questions like this. They should be able to discuss basic color genetics, how the colors will change from puppy coat to adult, and any other questions you have.

    In even the small picture, color is the last thing to be worried about except in such ways that it can effect health such as Grey Collie Syndrome, excessive white, merle breeding, etc
     

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