Do Foals Eyes Change Color

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by Serenity06, Sep 21, 2016.

  1. Serenity06

    Serenity06 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We had a colt born early this morning with blue eyes, and I was wondering if they would stay blue or change as he gets older? He's a sorrel, the dam is technically black (but doesn't look it because she's in the sun so much) and the sire is a paint. Hoping he'll keep the blue eyes, but want conformation.

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  2. Bunnylady

    Bunnylady POOF Goes the Pooka

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    If you are talking about pale, china-blue eyes, that is genetic, and they will stay that color.
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  3. Serenity06

    Serenity06 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They aren't pale blue. Just blue, maybe light blue, but not like I've seen in other blue eyed horses. Out of all 8 of the foals we've had born, this is the first to be born with blue eyes.
     
  4. silly4buttons

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    what a stunning horse the eyes are beautiful
     
  5. KDOGG331

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    Did the eyes stay blue?
     
  6. Serenity06

    Serenity06 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The changed a bit. They're almost grey now. He's almost 2 months.
     
  7. KDOGG331

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    That stinks they didn't stay blue but grey is unique and pretty too and maybe he will throw blow eyes? If you plan to breed him?
     
  8. Serenity06

    Serenity06 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well, most of the foals havn't been planned. The horses don't belong to me. They're my Uncle and Aunt's. It just seems they're always too late when getting the colts castrated. Hopefully they can get him changed soon enough to prevent another accident.
     
  9. KDOGG331

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    Ohhhh okay, that makes sense then
     

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