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Ferret colors and markings

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Introduction

  • Ferrets can be classified by the coat color coupled with the coat pattern, eye color, mask type and nose pattern.
  • Currently there is a range of at least 30 coat color variations recognized at ferret shows by the American Ferret Association and various ferret societies.
  • An Angora ferret has long hair and can be any coat color or pattern.
  • Recently a blue-eyed ferret mutation has been seen.

Patterns

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Further Reading

Publications

Refereed Papers

Other sources of information

  • Johnson-Delaney C A (2017) Ferret Medicine and Surgery. CRC Press, UK.

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