My Mini Rex litter! Help with colors, 2 weeks old!

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  1. bossynbella

    bossynbella Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This is our long awaited litter of Mini- rex kits. The mom is Smith's Nightmare, our black otter doe, and the sire is the buck you all helped me pick out a couple months ago Cedar Bluff's Dew. We have four kits, all are broken colored. I think one is broken black and three are broken black otter? But new to these colors, and this breed. My guess is the one with the solid black ears (inside and out) is broken black, while the other three are broken black otter, because their ears are creamish colored inside. Of course it could be some other color too, as the buck has a few colors in his background, so if anyone knows what colors these are let me know.

    Thanks in advance, they are so cute, and so soft!
    kit1- the one with the most spots, looks broken black otter to me
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    Kit 2- the one I think is broken black
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    kit3- broken black otter I think
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    Kit 4- Broken Black otter I think.
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  2. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    How old? Color is determine within 7 days of birth.
     
  3. holdinggold

    holdinggold Out Of The Brooder

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    Ways to tell if they are broken otters - look for that cream color around their nostrils, eyes & ear edges, but ESPECIALLY behind the ears, on the back of the neck.

    BTW, I think you're right on your guesses.
     
  4. arabianequine

    arabianequine Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 4, 2010
    Quote:Says 2 weeks...on thread title.
     
  5. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    Quote:Says 2 weeks...on thread title.

    Duh I am a dork!!! Color is determined within 7 days... got any newborn pics?
     
  6. arabianequine

    arabianequine Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 4, 2010
    Quote:Says 2 weeks...on thread title.

    Duh I am a dork!!! Color is determined within 7 days... got any newborn pics?

    No way, we are just sleepy! [​IMG]
     
  7. Connorrm

    Connorrm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yep broken black and broken black otter for sure. Very nice markings.
     
  8. Mama duck 8

    Mama duck 8 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Two-three weeks
     
  9. bossynbella

    bossynbella Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you! I am so happy with this litter. All are sold already! Next litter I may be looking for a keeper to show in the future. The broken black is my favorite of these right now. Though the one with all the spots on it's face is very cute too.
     

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