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Blonde (Lglgpp)

Blonde is formed by combining the light grey gene, (Lg), and Cinnamon, (p). Blonde hamsters can therefore be mated with either of these two colours, if a blonde mate is unavailable. Mating to Cinnamons will result in a litter of Cinnamons and Blondes in equal proportions, (Light Grey being a dominant gene). Since the Lg gene is lethal, and young inheriting an Lg gene from each parent will die in the womb, mating to Light Grey will produce a smaller than average litter. The babies which survive and are born will be a mixture of Light Greys and Goldens in the ratio 2:1.

NHC Standard
BLONDE (Lglgpp)
TOP COAT Creamy blonde carried approximately one third of the way down
BASE COLOUR Light grey
BELLY FUR Ivory
CRESCENTS Ivory
TICKING Absent
CHEST BAND Creamy blonde, with an orange tint
CHEEK FLASHES Light grey
EYE COLOUR Claret red
EAR COLOUR Flesh grey
NOTES Tends to have orange tinted muzzle.
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