coat_colors_tan

All four “shades” of otter became part of the official Rex standard inFeb. 2009

Tan Patterns
Color A B C D E En
Black Otter at- B- C- D- E- enen
Chocolate Otter at- bb C- D- E- enen
Blue Otter at- B- C- dd E- enen
Lilac Otter at- bb C- dd E- enen
Black Otter Chocolate Otter
Blue Otter Lilac Otter
Marten Currently, none of these are recognized in Rex.
Color A B C D E En
Silver Marten at- B- cchd- D- E- enen
Chocolate Silver Marten at- bb cchd- D- E- enen
Blue Silver Marten at- B- cchd- dd E- enen
Lilac Silver Marten at- bb cchd- dd E- enen

This is the color you get when you combine the shaded gene (cchd) with the tan pattern (at-). It's an otter without the red color along the borders. The chinchilla also makes the 'black' parts look slightly less black.

Marten Otter
Sable Marten Currently, none of these are recognized in Rex.
Color A B C D E En
Sable Silver Marten at- B- cchl- D- E- enen
Sable Chocolate Silver Marten at- bb cchl- D- E- enen
Sable Blue Silver Marten at- B- cchl- dd E- enen
Sable Lilac Silver Marten at- bb cchl- dd E- enen
Tan Himalayan Currently, none of these are recognized in Rex.
Color A B C D E En
Black Tan Himalayan at- B- ch- D- E- enen Possibly showable as a Californian (Black Himalayan) Would likely be faulted for poor point color.
Chocolate Tan Himalayan at- bb ch- D- E- enen
Blue Tan Himalayan at- B- ch- dd E- enen
Lilac Tan Himalayan at- bb ch- dd E- enen

Wild River Rabbitry has a lovely illustrated Shaded Mini Rex Guide.

Judith Graf, Color Basics 1991 (self-published booklet)

Glenna M.Huffmon, The Basics of Color Genetics in Rabbits (I have the 1995 third edition)

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