Varieties of Fancy Rats - Any Other Varieties

Cream

Body colour to be a rich 'clotted' (warm) cream colour with no odd coloured hairs or patches. Belly colour to be pale cream, demarcation between top colour and under to be allowed. Ears and tail to be pink. Eyes: pink or black. (picture shows ivory next to cream)
Genetics: genetics currently unproven and being researched but appears to be a recessive modifier.
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Top Colour 20
Belly colour 20
Eyes 5
Feet 5
Remainder - general conformation 50


Owned by Alpha Centauri Stud

Topaz

To be a rich, golden fawn evenly ticked with silver guard hairs. Undercolour to be pale blue/grey carried down to the skin. Belly fur to be creamy silver. Top colour to be even carried well down the sides with clear differentiation between belly and top colour. Any tendency to sootiness or greyness of the top colour to be penalised. Eyes to be dark ruby (as dark as possible).
Genetics: AArr or AAbbrr
Top colour 20
Ticking 10
Undercolour 5
Belly colour 5
Eye colour 10
Remainder - general conformation 50

Topaz
Owned and bred by Sherwood Forest Stud
Topaz
Owned and bred by Sherwood Forest Stud

Silver Fawn

To be a rich orange fawn, evenly ticked with silver guard hairs. Belly fur to be white. The demarcation between the top colour and white belly to be sharp and clear cut, devoid of irregularities and brindling. Eyes red.
Genetics: AApp
Top colour 15
Ticking 10
Demarcation 15
Belly Colour 10
Remainder - general conformation 50

Silver Fawn
Owned and bred by Sherwood Forest Stud
Silver Fawn
Owned and bred by Sherwood Forest Stud

Silver

To be of a recognised coat colour (black, mink, chocolate and British blue only) the coat containing equal numbers of silver and non-silver guard hairs. Each silver hair to have as much of its length white as possible. A coloured tip to be allowed. Silvering to give an overall sparkling appearance. It should not be possible to confuse a Silver with a Pearl or a Self. Foot colour to match top. Belly colour on silvered agoutis or cinnamons to be adjusted as per agouti and cinnamon standards. Belly colour on other silvered varieties to match top.
Genetics: This is not due to a silvering gene but selection for white hairs.
Top colour including head 30
Belly Colour 10
Feet 10
Remainder - general conformation 50

Silver
Tenebrae Argent, owned and bred by Tenebrae Stud
Silver
Caledonian Ozai, owned and bred by Lois Mattsson

Agouti

To be a rich ruddy brown, evenly ticked with black guard hairs. Base fur dark grey to black. Belly fur to be silver grey. Foot colour to match top. Eyes black.
Genetics: ABCDPRM. Rats heterozygous for B, M and P sometimes have better colour. Rats heterozygous for R may be insipid while rats heterozygous for D are dull.
Top colour 15
Ticking 10
Belly Colour 10
Undercoat 5
Feet 10
Remainder - general conformation 50

Agouti
Warrens Ark Tiffany, owned by Sam Davy, bred by Jayne Warren
Agouti
Warrens Ark Tiffany, owned by Sam Davy, bred by Jayne Warren

Cinnamon

To be a warm russet brown, evenly ticked with chocolate guard hairs. Base fur mid-grey. Belly fur as Agouti but of a lighter shade. Foot colour to match top. Eyes black.
Genetics: A-mm
Top colour 15
Ticking 10
Belly Colour 10
Undercoat 5
Feet 10
Remainder - general conformation 50

Cinnamon
Benden Oki Doki, owned and bred by Kate Ford
Cinnamon
Benden Oki Doki, owned and bred by Kate Ford

British Blue Agouti

An attractive blend of mid-blue ticking over a medium fawn ground. Undercolour to be blue down to the skin. Belly colour silver. Feet dove grey. Ears and tail to be covered with blue hairs. A brown tinge will be judged as a fault. Eyes black.
Genetics: A-dd
Top colour 15
Ticking 10
Belly Colour 10
Undercoat 5
Feet 10
Remainder - general conformation 50

British Blue Agouti
RCT Pardrai, owned and bred by Lisa Harris
British Blue Agouti
RCT Pardrai, owned and bred by Lisa Harris

Lilac Agouti

To be an attractive blend of dove grey ticking over a medium fawn ground. Undercolour pale grey down to the skin. Belly colour silver. Feet dove grey. Ears and tail to be covered in grey hairs. Pinky tinge desirable, blue tinge a fault. Eyes very dark ruby to black.
Genetics: A-bbRrmm
Top colour 15
Ticking 10
Belly Colour 10
Undercoat 5
Feet 10
Remainder - general conformation 50

Lilac Agouti
owned and bred by Rivendell Stud
Lilac Agouti
owned and bred by Rivendell Stud

Pearl (Shown in Pearl / Cinnamon Pearl Class)

To be palest silver, shading to creamish undercolour. Each hair to be delicately tipped with grey evenly over the whole animal. Belly fur to be creamy silver. Foot colour to match top. Eyes black.
Genetics: aammPepe (pearl is a dominant lethal gene)
Top colour 25
Belly colour 15
Feet 10
Remainder - general conformation 50


Owned by Alpha Centauri Stud
 

Cinnamon Pearl (Shown in Pearl / Cinnamon Pearl Class)

Coat to consist of three bands of colour from the base up - cream, blue and orange, with silver guard hairs, to give an overall golden appearance with a silver sheen. Belly fur pale silver grey. Foot colour to match top. Eyes black.
Genetics: A-mmPepe (pearl is a dominant lethal gene)
Top colour 15
Ticking 10
Feet 10
Belly 10
Base coat (cream) 5
Remainder - general conformation 50

Cinnamon Pearl
Benden Ramoth Golden Queen, owned and bred by Kate Ford
Cinnamon Pearl
Benden Ramoth Golden Queen, owned and bred by Kate Ford

Platinum Agouti

A bright blend of pale grey ticking over a rich cream ground, with a distinct ice-blue hue. Undercolour pale blue down to skin. Belly colour pale silver. Feet pale grey. Eyes red to ruby. Strong blue or brownish tones a fault.
Genetics: Combination of an unrecognised brown gene (called mock mink) with blue and another unrecognised pink eyed gene. This is the Agouti based version.
Top colour 15
Ticking 10
Belly colour 10
Undercolour 10
Feet 5
Remainder - general conformation 50

Platinum Agouti
Elkwood Edward Cullen owned and bred by Natasha Klus
Platinum Agouti
Elkwood Edward Cullen owned and bred by Natasha Klus