Clouding of the issue by Dark Eared White, present originally and introduced in testing, has been a persistent problem. ) Similarly, Dark Eared White can be used to define carriers of the ED allele.". It is a very popular furry small pet that has been around for almost 70 years. We named our business Hubba-Hubba Hamsters as we had recently discovered the existence of the “Hubba-Hubba Heinie”, a foam tush-enhancing product we thought very was reminiscent of our hamsters’ round physiques and corgi-like behinds. Since only female hamsters have two X chromosomes, (and hence two Yellow gene loci), only females can be tortoiseshell. The Extreme Dilute (ED) mutation is on the same locus as the DEW mutation. The one on the right is a Dark-eared White. The patterns for the hamsters include roan, banded, dominant spot and tortoiseshell. Extreme Dilution is a type of partial albinism that is known in mice. Tortoiseshell is a two-gene colour, and a rather complicated one at that. Often there is some brindling between the two colours. If food is plentif… The first mention of the Syrian hamster was in 1797, ... Logsdail told me, although nowadays there are all kinds of hues, from the chocolate tortoiseshell to … What is the yellow gene? It prevents formation of most of the yellow-red pheomelanin pigment, changing what remains to shades of cream. Syrian hamsters tend to grow between 4-7 inches long, with females being slightly larger in size than their male counterparts. The most striking Tortoiseshell is the Black Tortoiseshell. The Tortoiseshell is a bi-coloured hamster being a mixture of two colours using the Yellow gene. Imagine, she probably paid $10 for a male and female, they have babies, and she sells a litter of 10 babies for $600. The hamster on the left above is a, zygous Extreme Dilute Black hamster. We several color genes in our pool, so our hamsters come in various combinations of Golden, Cream, Black, Silver Grey, Cinnamon, and Rust; and also Shorthaired and Longhaired. In order to breed torts, you need to have a basic comprehension of the yellow gene, and how genetics work with hamsters. Some have been standardized by clubs for show purposes. Location: Ventura, Orange, and LA County. The Banded Syrian has a band of white around its middle. Syrian hamsters are a very popular pet, and now come in many varieties. The pure Extreme Dilute phenotype is still uncertain in terms of its ideal shading because the original lines were heavily laced with Banded, Umbrous and several color genes. In the former case, the litter will be 100% Heterozygous ED; in the latter, there will be a mix of Heterozygous ED and DEW. Makanya hamsternya di namakan hamster Syrian. "For instances where a breeder is uncertain if a hamster is Extreme Dilute or one of the greys, the definitive cross is to a Dark Eared White. Tortoiseshell hamsters are female as the Yellow gene is sex linked but very occasionally a male Tortoiseshell is produced when a male hamster contains 3 sex chromosomes (two female chromosomes and one male chromosome) instead of the normal two. Fewer than half of the animals above are aabb Chocolates. The photo' shows Caffrey, who is a black tortoiseshell and white long haired satin Syrian hamster, her genotype is aaTotoBaballSasaRxrx.She is approximately 18 cm (7 inches) long and is not particularly large, some of our Syrians reach 23 cm (9 inches) long. What is each of these hamsters genetically? In the case of Black, it produces the hamster in the center above. Sables are created by combining the Cream (e) and Umbrous (U) genes. Contact Us | Terms of Use | Cookies. Cheeks and Squeaks Hamsters is led by two of the CHA's co-presidents, Erin and Tony. This page will focus on varieties of Syrian hamster, that is, the various colours, patterns and coat types. Some Extreme Dilutes were sent to California in the Spring of 2003 from The River Road Hamstery, and all of the above ED animals are either animals shipped here or their pups. The coat of the Golden Tortoiseshell is a mixture of patches of golden-brown with grey roots (Golden) and patches of creamy yellow (Yellow). In the US the term "calico" is sometimes used for Tortoiseshell hamsters. The Tortoiseshell can be combined with any coat type, and can also be combined with a pattern such as Banded to produce a tri-coloured hamster. The yellow gene is what gives torts their beautiful yellow patches. This means that you can produce a hamster who has one DEW gene and one ED gene -- and the color produced will be something in between a hamster with two DEW or with two ED genes. I think I have an Extreme Dilute. These patches shall be clear and distinct with no brindling. You can see the contrast better in the short haireds, but the long haireds also show the color differences. Syrian hamster or Mesocricetus auratus is a member of the rodent family. The Syrian hamster is also most commonly know as the golden hamster as this is the original 'wild' colour. You will find different types of Syrian hamsters in the pet shops available in a vast variety of coat textures and colors. It is possible to produce Tortoiseshell in other colours, for example Cinnamon Tortoiseshell where the hamster has patches of Cinnamon colouring and a honey-yellow colouring. The previously known syrian gene which is on this locus is the Dark-eared White or DEW gene. These patterns are the Banded, Dominant Spot, Tortoiseshell and White, Tortoiseshell, and Roan. Well I know that these are pretty popular on my channel, so here's another hamster vlog! One of the key distinguishing characteristics of Sables is the rings around their eyes -- the eye rings. Let's show this using some photos. For information on dwarf hamsters, please see the Dwarf Hamster Variety page. Specialties: Syrian hamsters, working on the tortoiseshell … In other words, a Heterozygous ED hamster has one DEW gene and one ED gene working together. Since the Y-chromosome is a "cut down" version of the X, any genes present on the section of the X-chromosome that is absent in the Y may behave differently in males and females. The Syrian hamster is also bred with patterned coats. That's a big profit, and if someone is gullible enough to believe these are rare, and stupid enough to buy them, I … The roan Syrian features a coat in which white hairs are mingled to give a ‘flecked’ appearance. Rats Rats $16 Marble Rats $20 Dwarf Rats $25 Dwarf Hairless Rats $35 Hairless Rats $35 … Extreme Dilute Cinnamon and Heterozygous Extreme Dilutes Cinnamon and Black Eyed Cream seem to offer little more than a dirty white hamster. They come in long haired, short haired, banded, dominant spot, tortoiseshell, satin and every other variation available in Syrian hamsters -- and they can be combined with any other color genes. At the ripe old ages of 9 and 6 my sister and I began keeping Syrian hamsters and making a custom seed mix to sell. Aug 8, 2014 - Explore Hannah Greatorex's board "syrian hamster", followed by 177 people on Pinterest. Sly and other coat color variants in the Syrian hamster are well recognized in the hobbyist community, but are not maintained in an academic- or a research-oriented setting; none of the laboratory animal vendors we contacted were aware of a sex-linked and/or variegated phenotype. But over the years, a number of mutations appeared and now you can find a wide range of colours and coat types, some being common and other rare. The Tortoiseshell occurred some time after 1962. The term "Homozygous" means that the two mutations on that locus are the same while the term "Heterozygous" means that the two mutations on that locus are not the same. The Dark Eared White is also used to differentiate Extreme Dilute from Heterozygous Extreme Dilute. In this instance the eyes are red and the ears are flesh coloured as they are with the Cinnamon. I love the look of these animals, and as I am looking forward to breeding later on this year, I have become facinated with hamster genetics. Although the Sables are not part of this article, I've answered quite a few questions from people who think or hope that their Sables may be Chocolates or Extreme Dilute Blacks. I'll give you a hint. Their ears are round and paper-thin whilst their eyes are small, dark and glassy. She is now looking for her forever home. Pedigree Syrian Hamsters The Syrian hamster is the species most often kept as a pet. Nov 20, 2017 - Explore Kc Binaldo's board "Syrian hamster" on Pinterest. Their name in the local Arabicdialect where they were found translates to "father of saddlebags" (Arabic: أبو جراب) due to the remarkable amount of storage space in their cheek pouches. How can I tell? The Yellow gene, To, is the currently the only "sex linked" gene in Syrian hamsters, and produces the Tortoiseshell. We breed and show pedigree Syrian hamsters. Dominant Spot - these have a mainly white body, with patches of a different color. With a grey, the litter will be all full-colored hamsters unless the grey also carries DEW. The Tortoiseshell is sex linked and all Tortoiseshell hamsters are female. After reading a thread about a possible tortoiseshell hamster, and seeing some wonderful pictures of them, I just wondered what colours, mixed with yellow, can become tortoseshell - or do they all do so? The majority of Rodents must be at least 6 weeks old before they can leave their mothers, with the exception of Guinea Pigs which should be at least 3 weeks old, Degus, Hamsters and Gerbils which should be at least 4 weeks old and Chinchillas, Pygmy Hedgehogs and Sugar Gliders which should be at least 8 weeks old. The rest of the hamster can be any of the available colours. The only three aabb Chocolates are the one on the left in the top left photo, the tortoiseshell in the photo second down on the right, and the hamster on the right in the pairing third down on the left. The borders between the colours should be clearly marked with little or no brindling. The golden hamster or Syrian hamster (Mesocricetus auratus) is a rodent belonging to the hamster subfamily, Cricetinae. Like most members of the subfamily, the Syrian Hamster has expandable cheek pouches, which extend from its cheeks to its shoulders. The Umbrous gene darkens the tips of the hairs, but the roots remain a lighter color. Overall Appearance: A tortoiseshell is a bi-coloured animal which consists of a balanced pattern of coloured and yellow patches. Hamster Syrian biasanya berjalan sepanjang 2-5km per hari. Their numbers have been declining in the wild due to a loss of habitat from agriculture and deliberate elimination by humans. The one in the center is a. zygous Extreme Dilute Black hamster. Male hamsters are either Yellow or non Yellow. .). There is no Black, Rust, or Extreme Dilute in them although a Chocolate Sable will also have the Rust gene (b) in addition to the Cream and Umbrous genes. www.petwebsite.com/hamsters/tortoiseshell_syrian_hamster.asp has been working since 1999 to document and establish this gene. She will make an excellent family pet. Brown-black eumelanin is slightly diminished. They specialize in Syrian hamsters, and proudly advocate for proper husbandry and the highest quality of care. See more ideas about Syrian hamster, Hamster, Cute hamsters. I use Breeder's Assistant for Hamsters by Tenset Technologies for all my record keeping and pedigrees. I have available a gorgeous shorthaired golden tortoiseshell Syrian hamster from my show stock. :  Which of the above pictures depicts an aabb Chocolate hamster? For showing the Tortoiseshell should have equal amounts of colour and "yellow" and the Tortoiseshell and white should have equal amounts of colour, "yellow" and white. The Yellow based patches shall be clearly defined and of a colour appropriate to the hamster’s standard colour. Tortoiseshell and White-very similar to the Tortoiseshell but with white stripe and belly. Mustard is 10 months old and bred from my show stock. This produces a hamster whose color is in between an ED Black and a DEW. We obtained animals with a diverse set of coat color phenotypes from San Joaquin Valley Fisheries (Fresno, CA), … With an Extreme Dilute, the entire litter will be Heterozygous Extreme Dilute or one of its combinations. The Syrian hamster is commonly called Golden Hamster, referring to the wild colour. Banded Syrian hamsters have white bands around their midpoints, while dominant spot hamsters have even color patches on white backgrounds. (Complete proofs can be found at, Experimental Proofs of Gene Character and Transmission. Hamsters Teddy Bear Syrian Hamsters $20 Retired breeders 1+ years old $5 (make good class pets) Tortoiseshell or Tri-color teddies $25 Campbell's Dwarf Hamsters $12. Hamster Syrian pertama kali di temukan oleh Mr. Israel Aharoni, seorang profesor Zoologi dari Universitas Habrew, Yerusalem pada tahun 1930 di sebulah lubang sepanjang 8 kaki di daerah padang pasir Aleppo, SIria. In the wild, hamsters are larder hoarders; they use their cheek pouches to transport food to their burrows. However, over the years many different colours, coat lengths, patterns and coat types have now developed due to mutations. She is a beautiful friendly hamster with a lovely temperament, a very calm and placid nature. The top row has short haireds while the bottom row has long haired EDs. Since the Syrian phenotypes of both homozygotes and heterzygotes matched those in mice almost exactly, and the genetic locus was identical, the name was adopted for use in Syrians. She was one of 3 tortoiseshell hamsters there. [We're using Heterozygous in this article to mean c(e)c(d) instead of Cc(e) which is also Heterozygous.] The color is described as "dark chocolate brown" in both the BHA and the NHC standards. I am sure that most people wish they could sell a hamster for $60. Female Yellow hamsters must inherit Yellow from both parents and hence can only occur in litters where the male has the Yellow gene and the female is either Yellow or Tortoiseshell. If you're not familiar with genetics and genotypes and would like to learn more about it, I strongly recommend you visit The River Road Hamstery, then follow the Syrian Hamster Genetics link on the left. Combining this Tortoiseshell patterning with the White Patterning genes, (Banded or Dominant Spot), give the Tortoiseshell and White. Their natural geographical range is limited to arid areas of Syria, Turkey, Greece, Romania and Belgium. Unless the heterozygous forms of Black or Golden are desired, care should be taken not to breed to a hamster with a Dark Eared White gene. These spots vary in size, number and location on the body. The eyes are black (as with the Golden) and the ears and dark grey (as with the Golden). The Yellow gene, To, is the currently the only "sex linked" gene in Syrian hamsters, and produces the Tortoiseshell. Champagne Tortoiseshell & White (Banded) Umbrous Longhaired Female Syrian Hamster aa Ee pp SgSg Dg- lglg bb C- Uu Toto Baba dsds Rd- whwh sasa ll Rx- Lafitte's pedigree goes all the way back to my first hamsters, in fact to many other hamstery's first hamsters as well. The Tortoiseshell Syrian hamsters are animals with two colors on the coat of which one is usually yellow Interesting thing about this coat type is that only females can be The Tortoiseshell as the responsible gene has connected to the female gender. This produces patches of Yellow and non Yellow fur, which is known as Tortoiseshell. You can see the lighter roots around the eyes of those above giving a clear indication that they are Sables. I got Lola from a local pet shop. 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