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Eventrocker33

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What does a black agouti look like?
 

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Does anyone have any pictures?
 

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..of guinea pigs
 

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Eventrocker33 said:
What does a black agouti look like?

There is no such breed as a "black" agouti.

There are 6 breeds of agoutis - three are chocolate based and three are black based - each has the tip of every hair a different colour.

Golden Agouti - black base, red/gold tips
Lemon Agouti - black base, lemon/cream tips
Silver Agouti - black base, silver/white tips

Chocolate Agouti - chocolate base, red/gold tips
Cream Agouti - chocolate base, lemon/cream tips
Cinnamon Agouti - chocolate base, silver/white tips

There are also 6 recognised "argente" colours - these are the ticked breeds with pink eyes.

These names are used in the UK, Australia and many other countries, but for some reason the USA seems to have different names for many of these breeds.

Here is a website page with a few photos of the breeds. https://ancc0.tripod.com/Ticked.htm

Matt
 

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Well I was just wondering because I was looking on petfinder and it said "black agouti". Thanks anyway...the people at that rescue are just probably not good at colors and breeds. Thanks
 
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