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lilruffian 05-02-2011 02:18 PM

What type of dun?
 
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Ok, so i went on the color calculator today, but i dont know what type of dun Bella is. She is a Fjord, & according to the Fjord terms she is a "brown dun" but there is no option for this in the color calculator. :-|
So, what type of dun is she? Bay dun or dunskin?

MN Tigerstripes 05-02-2011 02:22 PM

Bay dun I believe...

jxclass19 05-03-2011 12:53 PM

Actually I would say dunskin.

MN Tigerstripes 05-03-2011 12:54 PM

Do they have dunskins in that breed? I thought they were all plain ol duns...

lilruffian 05-03-2011 01:05 PM

Not entirely sure. They have brown dun (which is what Bella is, though there is no bay dun or dunskin specifically) red dun, white dun, yellow dun & black dun (grulla).

jxclass19 05-03-2011 01:05 PM

I don't think the color caculater is really breed specific though.

MN Tigerstripes 05-03-2011 01:05 PM

You need a cream gene + the dun factor to get a dunskin.

lilruffian 05-03-2011 01:07 PM

jxclass19, no it's not. They have options for Dunskin (buckskin dun) or Bay dun. There are also other variations of dun on there but she's none of those i know.

lilruffian 05-03-2011 01:11 PM

So if i were to get her tested, what would i ask them to test her for? I need to take her into the vet to get her scanned for a registration chip anyhow, so i thought it would be good to check her.
Anyone know how much that costs lol?

lilruffian 05-03-2011 05:44 PM

Ok, so after looking basically in Fjord terms:
Brown Dun = Bay Dun (which would be what Bella is)
White Dun = Dunskin
Yellow Dun = Dunalino
Black Dun = Grulla
and of course Red Dun = Red Dun


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