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post #1 of 7 Old 03-19-2013, 10:55 PM Thread Starter
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Genetic makeup on my mare

Hey guys! Im trying to do the color coat calculator and don't know the genetic makeup of my mare! I know y'all color specialists will be able to help me out

She is a buckskin, of course. Her dam is a sorrel, her sire is a buckskin. She foaled a palomino foal out of a sorrel stallion.

Idk the sire's makeup either. He is a palomino, his sire was a palomino and his dam a sorrel. Would love for yáll to tell me what to put in the color calc!
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She being a buckskin, would be a bay with 1 cream gene-- the Stud being a palomino, being a chestnut/sorrel with 1 cream gene.

I'm no pro, though..

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Your mare is heterozygous black (Ee), heterozygous cream (CRcr), and at least heterozygous agouti (A_). The sire is homozygous red (ee), heterozygous cream (CRcr), with an unknown agouti status.
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So your mare has only 1 black gene (because her previous foal didn't get it) and probably has 2 Agouti genes (but could be just one).
The sire carries only 1 cream gene, he could be hiding agouti genes, but has no black
So I deduce your foal will be in order of likelyhood: palomino, buckskin, cremello, perlino, chestnut, bay
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From the color calculator

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Exactly what I was looking for, guys! NdAppy, you went and made my life easier and did my job for me! Lol, thank you so much!
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I'm liking my chances at having an extremely nice baby with color to boot!
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