Silver Border Collies????

       The Horse Forum > Life Beyond Horses > Other Pets

Silver Border Collies????

This is a discussion on Silver Border Collies???? within the Other Pets forums, part of the Life Beyond Horses category
  • Silver merle border collie names
  • Silver and white border collie

LinkBack Thread Tools
    04-10-2009, 12:28 AM
Silver Border Collies????

I was just wondering if anyone else had ever seen a silver border collie? We have one male named Bill that is not registered but is pure bred that seems to carry a silver gene. Every time he breeds one of our red females, she has at least one silver puppy. And now, He has bred one of our black females who has very little white on her and she has 3 silver puppies; one solid silver, one silver with loud white marking, and one silver with brown points. I am confused cause I have never heard of silver border collies before. They are all purebred and it seems to have just popped up from this one male. It is too late tonight but I will try to get some pix of the little puppies and the one full grown silver that we have. Thanks for any imput you may have.
Sponsored Links
    04-10-2009, 12:55 AM
Ha ha, I googled and this is what I came up with:

Wish I could help you more, I've never heard of them. I've only ever seen the black/white and red/white ones.


Found that site. Not sure if you are talking about "slate" puppies, but they seem to be black puppies with a dilute, making them "blue" or "slate." Nothing came up under "silver," but maybe this will help?
    04-10-2009, 10:44 AM
I've seen merle looking ones... Do you have a pic?
    04-10-2009, 09:20 PM
I have seen a solid blue and white one, it was beautiful.
    04-10-2009, 11:32 PM
Leah, that's funny. ;p I am working on pix, I didn't get home until way late today. After I posted, I did a search and found that site too. They do look like the slate puppies but I don't have any Merle. I guess Bill must be the one to carry the dilute gene since we never had any before he came.
    04-11-2009, 12:38 AM
Ha ha, I thought you'd get a kick out of that.

Yeah, he must carry it. I'm not sure if its dominant or not though, so who knows?

Good luck finding out. :]
    04-14-2009, 09:19 AM
Dilute Aussies

It's an aussie website vs bc's, but same thing :) It's recessive, so both parents need to pass on the gene.
    04-14-2009, 09:02 PM
Green Broke
Love the merles! I like less common coloring.
Dog Forums

Thread Tools

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Silver Show Halter FS or trade iridehorses Tack and Equipment Classifieds 0 03-12-2009 05:38 PM
Let's See Those Buckskins and Silver Dapples! Nomi Horse Pictures 21 08-06-2008 07:30 AM
What do you use when you don't have silver polish? blossom856 Horse Tack and Equipment 3 05-17-2008 03:03 PM
Replacement Silver Tips - Where to Buy? Equina Horse Tack and Equipment 1 02-26-2008 01:38 PM
The Silver Brumby crackrider Horse Videos 0 01-31-2008 07:27 AM

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 03:21 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0