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Old March 21st, 2003, 06:29 PM
Ann Erskine Ann Erskine is offline
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gerbils

why is it that my baby gerbils are either black or white and never a mixture of the two colours
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Old March 21st, 2003, 09:53 PM
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genetics

It all depends on the color genetics of the parrents..if you have 2 solid color parents you will get solid babies most likely..unless there is a broken patern in the background.
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Old March 22nd, 2003, 07:05 AM
Ann Erskine Ann Erskine is offline
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thanx for the info

thanx. i just wondered as the mother is pure black and the father is pure white, i get litters of one or the other but not both.
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