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post #41 of 45 Old 08-23-2012, 06:01 PM Thread Starter
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See that's where I'm confused too. I would figure two cream would be CRCR, one CRcr and none crcr. But I'm following what it says on the powerpoint I've been provided.

"-Codominant allele Ccr dilutes red pigment to yellow.
-Fully pigmented red horse is CC at this locus.
-Heterozygous CCcr dilutes bay to buckskin and chestnut to palomino but does not dilute black.
-Homozygous CcrCcr dilutes ALL colors except white or gray to pale cream (cremello) often with pink skin and blue eyes."

Wonder if I can get away with just label it CRCR etc.

The first horse I posted is just a plain ol' chestnut tobiano. Though I think she has frame due to her jagged markings (which I'm putting on the assignment LOL)


It's like they add more letters than they need to for identifying cream x.x


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ok that is just confusing as all heck. Po was that how yours was? I still want to smack that teacher...
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post #43 of 45 Old 08-23-2012, 06:19 PM
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Using a "C" for no cream present and "Ccr" for cream present is really confusing O_o

What does she use for no champagne present?

Also kind of silly to have to list all the things that aren't present... you'd have a list a mile long if you included everything that can be identified currently (silver, pearl, champagne, splash, sabino, etc, etc.)

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ok that is just confusing as all heck. Po was that how yours was? I still want to smack that teacher...
Yep. It was so half-assed backwards. I'm at least relieved to see that there are other people that do it.. Crcr would make much more sense for 1 copy, crcr for no cream, and CrCr for double cream. Le sigh.
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But, but po! That would make SENSE! And we can't have that!
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