Color Genetics

We got a great color chart from this source:

http://www.oaktreerabbitry.com/home/breeding

QUICK CHART

Amber-Amber

Black-Black, Blue, Chocolate, Lilac, Otter, Sable and Seal.

Blue-Blue, Black

Broken-Broken, corresponding colors from the chart.

Californian-Californian, Black, Chinchilla. Sable, and Seal

Chocolate-Chocolate, Black and Lilac

Lilac-Lilac and Black

Lynx-Lynx, Lilac, Opal, Red, and Castor

Opal-Opal, Castor, Lynx, Red, and Otter

Otter(Black, Blue, Chocolate and Lilac)-Otter(Black, Blue, Chocolate and Lilac), Black, Blue, Chocolate, Lilac, Castor, and Opal.

Red-Red, Lynx, and Castor

Sable-Sable, Black and Californian

Seal-Seal, Black and Californian

White-White, any other color but will introduce white toenails into the line.  Carries an albinism gene which affects eye sight (blindness).

Colors to breed together are basic.  Self to self, agouti to agouti, shaded to shaded and the tan pattern to the tan pattern.  Study the pedigree on your rabbits.  I am in hopes that you have purchased or received stock from a reputable breeder and can search the pedigree for color combinations that will help you start your own successful line of Rex.  

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