Foal colour question

Discussion in 'Colour Questions' started by InkibahD, Jun 25, 2012.

  1. InkibahD

    InkibahD Well-known Member

    My mum just had a little filly born to her brown mare, (brown mares mother is bay and dad is grey) the foals sire is Bay (not sure on his parents colours)
    The foal has been born a brownish colour mums not sure if shes gunna be brown or turn grey,
    I know some of you are a wizz with this colour thing so can anyone tell me the chances of baby turning out grey? (she was hopoing for any colour but grey)
    Ill try and get photobucket working
    I havent seen the foal only pics as she lives in QLD


    she is less then 24hrs old in this pic
    Last edited: Jun 25, 2012
  2. stormie

    stormie Well-known Member

    my money is on dark bay
  3. nklpark

    nklpark Well-known Member

    no chance of grey if neither the sire or dam is grey

    grey is dominant gene and always expressed, if the mare is not grey then she doesn't carry a grey gene :D

    edited to add brown for foal colour
    Last edited: Jun 25, 2012
  4. InkibahD

    InkibahD Well-known Member

    Ah i new someone would know the gene thing! Thanks heaps :) she will be very happy to hear it cant be grey! Nothing against the colour grey but her other horse is grey and shampooing sucks! Haha shes such a cutie! Wish i was over there so i can have a cuddle

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