Rabbit Color Genetics

A breakdown of rabbit color genetics.

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The colors and coat types of rabbits are subject to several genes series and modifiers within the genetic makeup of that rabbit.  Each common gene series involves two copies of a gene, one inherited from each parent.


Or more easily said: A rabbit's parents determine the outcome of that rabbit's color and coat.

Here we will focus on a simple breakdown of genetics and specifically color genetics, with a more advanced section later on for those interested.  Please click on a section below to learn more.