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Examples of Colors in Pygmy Goats

CARAMEL PATTERN

The caramel color pattern can range FROM white to caramel hairs, intermingled with white in the top coat making the top coat appears to be a shade of white/cream to tan. The undercoat has the same base color (black or brown) as the dorsal stripes, socks, and face accents. Caramel are required to have vertical stripes on center front of socks same color as body topcoat.

Optional markings:
White patches or belly bands anywhere on the barrel between the point of elbow and stifle joint.

CARAMEL WITH BLACK MARKINGS: The caramel pattern with face, sides and rear of socks, dorsal stripe and martingale accented in black.

CARAMEL WITH BROWN MARKINGS: The caramel pattern with face, sides and rear of socks, dorsal stripe and martingale accented in brown.

AGOUTI PATTERN

All agouties have solid stockings darker than the main body color (black stockings on grey agouti, brown stockings on brown agouti). Muzzle, crown, eyes and ears distinctly accented in white and may be intermingled with hairs in the same color as the body.

Optional markings:
White patches or belly bands anywhere on the barrel between the point of elbow and stifle joint.

GREY AGOUTI:  The grey agouti color pattern can range from black and white hairs intermingled with slightly more white hairs to give a light grey color, making the topcoat appear to be silver/pewter in shade to darker grey appearance with fewer white hairs, but still a salt and pepper appearance that is pronounced.   

BPOWN AGOUTI: The brown agouti color pattern can range from brown and white hairs intermingled, with slightly more white hairs to give a lighter grizzled brown color to mainly brown hairs with only occasional intermingled white hairs.

BLACK AGOUTI: Black mainly with only occasional white hairs.

BLACK

All blacks have solid black stockings.  They are solid black except for muzzle, crown, eyes, and ears distinctly accented in white.  The tail may be accented in white.

Optional markings:
White patches or belly bands anywhere on the barrel between the point of elbow and stifle joint.

SOLID BLACK

All black with no lighter accented tones on the muzzle, crown, eyes, ears, or tail.

Optional markings:
White patches or belly bands anywhere on the barrel between the point of elbow and stifle joint.

RANDOM MARKINGS

The faulting matrix allows for faulting random markings from moderate to very serious and these animals will be judged accordingly.

 

 
 

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