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Identify my new chin?
« on: February 06, 2017, 12:05:52 AM »

Hello,

I don't know this little fella's pedigree. Care to take a guess?

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Re: Identify my new chin?
« Reply #1 on: February 06, 2017, 10:41:37 AM »

I'm gonna guess she's a standard grey chinchilla. (Assuming it's a she.)
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Re: Identify my new chin?
« Reply #2 on: February 07, 2017, 08:11:57 PM »

standard gray
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Re: Identify my new chin?
« Reply #3 on: February 11, 2017, 05:10:49 PM »

He was sold as a base gray, but the dark frosting on his back makes me think that he might have the TOV gene.

Would it be fair to call him a "TOV gray"? Is that even a thing?
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Re: Identify my new chin?
« Reply #4 on: February 11, 2017, 09:00:14 PM »

A TOV chinchilla typically has much darker markings on the face and the tips. They will look very black and dark. I think you have a standard, perhaps dark phase but it's hard to say with the lighting. Standards have dark veiling on the back and top of the head, and a bright white belly.
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Re: Identify my new chin?
« Reply #5 on: February 22, 2017, 04:44:10 PM »

A tov gray is a black velvet. He is not a black velvet. Hes a regular standard gray. What you are seeing as dark frosting is his veiling
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Re: Identify my new chin?
« Reply #6 on: March 04, 2017, 04:47:54 PM »

Thank you both.
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