Hi everyone. I had a little filly born 2 days ago and I’m stumped to what colour she is. Posted on a few Facebook genetic groups and the answers are either bay, grey or red. (She’s definitely not red in person, got the stud owner to confirm, light might throw it a different way).
We had a family friend come out (big breeding farm) to have a look at her and he’s putting money on she’s bay. He knows the sire and swears every grey foal that he throws has come out with distinct grey goggles and very dark hyperpigmentation, especially on the legs. I’m not sure how credible that is as I’m sure every foal is different. Some people in the group said that as she had dark skin as a newborn she was grey, but I’ve since learned that that only applies to red based foals and bays have dark skin from birth. I intend on getting her tested in the future but thought it might be fun to have a couple guesses.
She has no white eyelashes if it’s difficult to see. Thanks!!
Sire: Gg Ee crcr A(?)
Dam: ee (Haflinger, not tested)
Also a question. She was born with a very grey muzzle but on day 2, it’s started to darken to dark brown/black. Is this normal?