Well, the tail hairs are pulled and the sample sent to UC Davis. It takes about 3 weeks through registered mail from Canada to get the results, so I thought I would ask what the rest of you thought in the mean time.
This is my 3 month old filly, Elsa. Her sire was a Black Tobiano (Ee/nT/aa) and her dam is a solid Seal Brown/Bay (Ee/Aa). As far as I know, her sire was never tested for carrying anything other than frame (which he is n/n) since he's a pretty classic looking tobiano. I tested her dam and she is n/n for all pinto patterns, including frame.
I've sent away to test for sabino, splash and to see if she is homozygous for black. I already know she'll be nT/Aa, and n/n for frame, so I didn't bother testing for those. She is getting white ticking throughout her spots, so I'm thinking she could carry sabino and I'd be curious to know if anything will show up in the test for her loud face white. Curious to hear your thoughts and I'll let you know the results as soon as they come in.
The white ticking is most obvious throughout these two spots, but it is visible throughout all of them, and not just around the edges, but little white hairs throughout.
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