Varieties of Fancy Rats - Shaded Varieties

Argente Crème

The back of the rat to be a delicate shade of apricot, ticked with silver and shading to cream on the sides and face. Head marking not to be present. Undercoat white, belly white. Eyes Red.
Genetically a chinchillated silver fawn.
Top colour/Ticking 15
Shading 10
Side colour 10
Belly 10
Eyes 5
Remainder - general conformation 50

Argente Creme
owned and bred by Rivendell Stud
Argente Creme
owned and bred by Rivendell Stud

Himalayan (both Black and Red Eyed)

Body colour to be white, free from stains and even throughout, with points a rich dark sepia. Eyes red or black. Note - Colour areas: 1. face - not to extend upwards from eyes. 2. ears - not to extend downwards from the base. 3. forelegs - not to extend upwards beyond the elbows. 4. hind legs - not to extend upwards beyond the ankle. 5. tail - not to extend beyond the tail root. 6. feet - to be solid colour throughout, devoid of any white.
Genetics of red eyed: aachc or aachch selected for pale body colour and no shading
Genetics of black eyed: genetics currently unproven and being researched
Body colour 20
Feet (sepia brown) 10
Tail (sepia brown) 10
Nose and ears (sepia brown) 10
Remainder - general conformation 50


Hakuna Matata Augusta owned by Ellie Goddard, bred by Hakuna Matata Stud

Siamese (both Black and Ruby Eyed)

Body colour to medium beige, gradually and evenly shaded over saddle and hindquarters towards the rump, being darkest at the base of the tail. There should be no white or very pale areas anywhere on the body, feet or tail. Tail colour to extend down the length of the tail. Belly to be light beige. Points to be rich dark sepia and shade evenly into the body colour. Eyes black or ruby.
Genetics of ruby eyed: aa chch
Genetics of black eyed: genetics currently unproven and being researched
Shading 20
Colour of points 15
Colour of body 15
Remainder - general conformation 50

Siamese
Caledonian Bracken owned and bred by Lois Mattsson
Siamese
Caledonian Bracken owned and bred by Lois Mattsson

Blue Point Siamese (includes both ruby and black eyed)

Body colour to be silver beige that shades into deep blue colour at the back and hind quarters, down towards the rump and on the face towards the nose. The shading shall be even and darkest at the nose and the base of the tail. The rat has to be without streaks, odd coloured or white hairs or patches.
Belly colour: To be light silver beige.
Ears, tail, feet: As blue as possible.
Eye colour: ruby or black
Genetics: aa chch rbrb* (plus unproven genetics in the case of black eye)
Shading 20
Colour of Points 15
Colour of Body 15
Remainder - general conformation 50

Blue Point Siamese
Caledonian Connor, owned and bred by Lois Mattsson
Blue Point Siamese
Halcyon Yvaine, owned by Lois Mattsson bred by Halcyon Stud

Burmese

To be an even, rich mid-brown, devoid of dinginess, silvering, or patches, with darker points of the same shade. There is to be a strong contrast between the points and body colour. Eyes black.
Genetics: genetics currently unproven and being researched
Body Colour 20
Feet 10
Tail 10
Nose & ears 10
Remainder - general conformation 50


Owned by Alpha Centauri Stud

Wheaten Burmese

To be a mid sand colour, points to be distinctly darker than body colour. Base coat to be light brown. Belly colour to be pale silvery grey. Eyes black.
Genetics: genetics currently unproven and being researched
Body Colour 20
Belly 10
Feet 5
Tail 5
Nose & ears 10
Remainder - general conformation 50

Wheaten Burmese
Cariad Carys owned by Lindy Seymour and bred by Cariad Stud
Wheaten Burmese
Cariad Carys owned by Lindy Seymour and bred by Cariad Stud

Golden Himalayan

Body Colour to be a pale golden cream with points a medium sepia. Eyes black
Points:
1) Face - points not to extend upwards from the eyes
2) Ears - points not to extend downwards from the base of the ears
3) Forelegs - points not to extend upwards beyond the elbows
4) Hindlegs - points not to extend upwards beyond the ankle
5) Tail - Points not to extend beyond the tail root
6) Feet and tail - To be solid coloured throughout, devoid of any white toes.
Genetics: genetics currently unproven and being researched but appears to be a recessive modifier.
Top Colour 15
Belly colour 5
Eyes 10
Points 10
Tail 5
Ears 5
Remainder - general conformation 50

Golden Himalayan
owned and bred by Symphony Stud
Golden Himalayan
owned and bred by Symphony Stud