Springfield) hide this posting restore restore this posting. to be a common problem. The colors we prefer to breed include: Beige, Russian Blue, Black, Siamese point, and Agouti. The Russian Blue color is caused by a completely different gene from Blue. and should be kept in mind. We focus on Russian Blue, American Blue, Black, Siamese, Chocolate, and Ragdoll (which is unique to my Rattery alone). The Russian Blue cat is moderately active. changed to Russian Blue. If you would like to share a photo like Madison, click here! The proposed standard reads: “Color to be The Dateline episode “The Prussian Blue Mystery” investigates the attempted murder of 28-year-old Brigida Uto. Type is, likewise, with a blue cast running throughout, not to be confused with Beige. be avoided as breeding stock. If they get handled and cuddled as rat pups (between the crucial 2-4 week age), then they won't even know there's a difference between humans and their other rat buddies! They have very … Welcome to Lazy Rat Ranch, we are a small hobby breeder of pet rats. The light speckling gives the coat an elegant metallic sheen. “Ticking” refers to the way the color varies along the shaft of each hair. to the blue mice or blue cats, a very dark slate blue color with dark Same with rats. This often gives each hair a dark tip and lends itself to a The most striking and unique thing about a Russian Blue is the coat for which it is named. Preparing a Russian Blue to be shown is a simple process. Although Misty Blue Rattery was started in 2010 as a pet/show rattery, I have raised rodents and other animals for over 40 years. does not vary much in intensity of color. We see a number of Russian Blues disqualified My Rats are pet quality, which means they are bred to be healthy pets. Anything Look…Weird? All rights reserved. most of them resemble, but are darker than, the same combinations This gives time for their natural oils to return. be Russian Blue. Dwarf rats originated in a lab out of Sprague-Dawley rats. cleaned and nails trimmed. The first AFRMA Russian Blues appeared in a litter all the coat types as well as Dumbo and Tailless. SILV Tiger Lily, Mink Bareback Dumbo. Due to this mislabeling, there are many reports of people owning Russian We find that our rats, no matter what their history, have all decided we're pretty neat. the other dark colors of rats. Often the fur of a Russian Blue has a slightly a warm dove with ticking throughout similar to Russian Blue. Colors produced are Blue, Russian blue, Agouti blue, Silver blue, Apricot, Agouti, Black, White, Chocolate, Siamese, Fawn/Tan, Chocolate, Cinnamon, Dalmatian and more! If you do want to give your beauties a bath, make sure to do it a week before showtime. Creates an unexceptional muddy different texture than that of other rats. out of a blue rat from New York. and the rat should not be in the middle of moulting. does not carry the gene for Russian Blue, none of the babies will If a Russian Blue is bred to another rat that Since all four of these breeds have been around for so long that their ancestries are shrouded in legend and … it is caused by the color itself, by the Russian Blues’ Velvet Overall... There should unlike other Blues. ticking throughout. Eyes black.” (AFRMA standard - American Fancy Rat and Mouse Association). Some people have seen an added benefit A very pretty color somewhat resembling Young Russian Perfect little Valentines! they were the same color as Blue mice, very different from the already a silverish/beigeish colored rat with dark eyes who was supposedly Instead, some Russian Blues English Irish, Dalmatian, Capped, Berkshire, Hooded, and Masked and was actually called “Mouse Blue,” though that was quickly Platinum or Lilac. as possible. We have a new line of silvermane There are many stories about its origins, often revolving around Ethiopia, but the actual origins are uncertain. The Russian Blue Rat is a newer color of rat, first appearing in the 1990’s and not standardized until 1997. Also unique to Russian Blue rats is an almost ticked appearance to The Russian Blue is a robust breed, with firm muscles and an overall dose of good looks. When combined with other genes, Russian Blue produces a whole rainbow Eye color is dark ruby.” (Standardized March 13, 1999), Russian Blue combined with regular Blue. The AFRMA standard describes Russian Blue as: “Color to be similar Initially, the color The first Russian blue rats were initially called “Mouse Blue” for this reason. same coat color as Russian Blue rats. Colored feet are also important with white We hope you enjoy exploring our pet rat website. They have perfectly lovely temperaments and excellent longevity. The Russian Blue has bright green eyes, pinkish lavender or mauve paws, two layers of short thick fur, and a blue-grey-black coat. When fanciers first saw these babies the instant impression was that SILV Electra, Black Variegated. It is possible The rats come in many different patterns such as hooded, non hooded, Dalmatians, Berkshire, Self etc. seen with regular Blues. line of Velvet rats. Even our snake rescue girl melts into a relaxed blob as she snuggles down under one of our chins. It is a blue gray that matches the rich tint seen in cats, rabbits, and mice. This line is a very old line of mine. Found 3 "Russian Blue" Pets and Animals ads from Indiana, US I have a russian blue female cat - $50.00 I have a russian blue female thats for sale she has an ear infection that i … Eye color is black.” (Not We have more demand than we can fill and are now focusing on providing high quality animals to other breeders! Russian Blue rats are one of the most recent and popular Some love water, others are terrified. It tends to be short and These rats all had the same Velvet coated father, It is thought to be a combination of Russian Blue, standard Blue, and either Mink or Mock-Mink. For the best experience, we recommend you upgrade to … be confused with Platinum or Lilac. They love being close to their companions and particularly enjoy cuddling up to the ones they love. Jaya & Lacey just happened to be cuddling and their snuggling bodies make a heart shape. To the best of our current knowledge, true Blue mice, rabbits, and cats all appear to have the Though their true origin is unknown, they appear to all trace back to Karla Barber’s babies (dd). Why buy a Russian Blue kitten for sale if you can adopt and save a life? The color is a bluish-gray that is the dilute expression of the black gene. They also rarely have much silvering in their coats, quite They do not have a light undercoat, and do not vary much in depth of color. Breeding a Rainbow of Blues!To get Russian blue rats, you will need two rats that carry only the recessive Russian blue gene. Russian blue rats (wma > Ware) pic hide this posting restore restore this posting. are an even blue-gray color and others have a brown tint to their number of hairs that are light with a colored tip and white hairs. Russian Blues are distinctive from the others in a number of ways. Hints for Showing...If you want to get Russian blue rats for showing, choose rats with an even color throughout their coat. Russian Blues have never been released to the pet industry and are Showing Russian Blues is similar to showing most of (Standardized January 27, 1996), The dilute gene acting on an Agouti background. feet and toes being a fault. If a rat passes on both health and temperament, then next thing we look at is color and type. Capped babies. and Velvet rats are even softer, but the Russian blue isn't far behind. but much darker and without the washed out effect often seen. While they don't quite have a true velvet coat, Russian blues tend to have a wonderful downy softness. Eyes black.” (AFRMA standard - American Fancy Rat and Mouse Association) Of primary importance is to choose breeding stock with little not available in pet shops. Male#11 Berkshire Standard Russian Blue Dumbo RatBorn 12/5/2020Cinnamon & Simon Their coats are often short, thick & very plush to the touch. distinctive appearance. Because Prussian blue reduces the time that radioactive cesium and thallium stay in the body, it helps limit the amount of time the body is exposed to radiation. background, or by some other unknown cause. We are not just plain “Blue”) are … or no brown tint to their coats. Some rats are more energetic, some more laid back. Misty Blue Rattery was named for the beautiful sky blue color rats I specialize in (my personal name is not Misty). Blue rats who did not. Welcome to Blue Heart Rattery! Eye color is black.” (Standardized August 7, 1999), Russian Blue combined with Mink/Lilac or with Chocolate. Blue rats Rex rats Not to We breed rats for health, temperment and type. It is a blue gray that matches the rich tint seen in cats, rabbits, and mice. Prussian blue reduces the biological half-life of thallium from about 8 days to about 3 days. Prussian blue reduces the biological half-life of cesium from about 110 days to about 30 days. It is of a medium size, and muscular, but compared to a swimmer in the compactness of its musculature. They have a very distinctive slate blue color, very similar to blue mice and cats. Though no Velvet rats were produced Copyright © 1995–2021 American Fancy Rat and Mouse Association If you don’t have it, click HERE. shaft. Courtesy of Open Web Design, The dilute gene acting on a non-Agouti background. They do not lounge the day away but they certainly enjoy a good nap. Eye color is black.” (Not Yet Standardized), Dove combined with Blue. that time the commercial pet industry was capitalizing on the slate As of 2021 we are concentrating on breeding American Blue and Russian Blue (and dilutes) in Hooded, Berkshire and Self. The blue pigment is unevenly scattered up and down each individual hair, ending with the most color at the tip. The color of each hair is unevenly dispersed along the shaft, making the tips darker than the base. blue animals. They do not carry any other colors and are a true representation of the Russian Blue Color. Unauthorized copying of any part constitutes a breach of copyright law. other dark colored rats they do not show dirt easily. The four breeds have distinct differences in coat type, conformation, and personality, although the Korat, Chartreux, and Russian Blue share a similar silver-blue sheen. Meow! Look at pictures of Russian Blue kittens who need a home. Copyright © 2008-2013. ~by Madison (Silver Falls, Oregon). On self colored Russian Blues, the currently sure which of these combinations produces Dove. You won't have to worry about their coat looking dingy as the slate blue gray doesn't show dirt. Velvety Texture!If you're looking for soft and snuggly, the Russian blue rat might be just the rat for you. coat can return to normal. Russian Blue rats are one of the most recent and popular of the new colors. that they both produce differing shades of this color. by marketing their slate Blue rats as “rare Russian Blues.” Many of the same concepts apply. If you are looking for a new companion in DFW please check our available rats and upcoming litters, or feel free to contact us. Official Description: “Color to be similar to the blue mice or blue cats, a very dark slate blue color with dark ticking throughout. This island can appear and disappear with the tides. I was looking for a cute pet rat photo and found this one. “Color to be a medium blue with silver-white hairs evenly distributed The first Russian blue rats were initially called “Mouse Blue” for this reason. When it is in full motion and stretched out, one can see that it has a long, graceful neck, but the neck is hidden by thick fur and high set shoulde… in mind. Exotic gray blue of blue cats. enough to consider it a unique coat type, and it is unknown whether Find Russian Blues for Sale in Chicago on Oodle Classifieds. odd dark gray-colored kittens unlike anything fanciers had seen before. This became just a bit confusing since by not be a brown cast to the coat, it should be evenly colored throughout, There are a number of different “Blue” rats. They will have a whitish undercoat to be as pale Look at pictures of Russian Blue kittens who need a home. the fur. class on September 25, 1994. Plan on your rats being neat freaks. Buyan is actually an island in the ocean. (Not Yet Standardized), Russian Blue acting in conjunction with Siamese. colored or darkly colored Russian Blues. the last few years, their history is clouded in mystery. It appears silvery grey, though blue is a traditional description for this color. Breeding Russian Blues is quite easy as a simple recessive gene causes this color. This will get them disqualified. coats. When breeding Russian Blues for show, several things must be kept Dwarfs are very much like Standard rats, but perhaps a bit more active and playful. Dwarf is a recessive gene, so breeding two Dwarf rats together will give you an entire litter of Dwarf rats. Like many of the colors that have shown up over the last few years, their history is clouded in mystery. Dwarf rats lack growth hormone, which leaves them 1/2 to 1/3 the size of Standard sized rats. at their best. AFRMA Rat & Mouse Tales news-magazine. Russian Blue can also be combined with all the markings including Irish, Variegated, Bareback, 27, 1996, making Russian Blue one of the quickest colors to become But, they enjoy playing with their family and will happily play games. Instead of being a slate Blue, Russian Blue rats are a very deep, dark grey that could be mistaken for black in poor light. The RMFE also standardises three shades, all with black eyes. Though the individual hairs are not banded like the agouti Eyes black.”. This difference is not distinctive Join millions of people using Oodle to find kittens for adoption, cat and kitten listings, and other pets adoption. Buyan. Instead they can have a blue, gray, or brown tint to their coats. It is physically in the same class as the Korat and Oriental Shorthair -- long, slender, elegant. Ticked appearance to the ones they love being close to their coats 's happening in your.. Perfect health should be dense, soft double coat “ the prussian Blue reduces biological... Love you immensely Berkshire standard Russian Blue has a slightly different texture that! Next thing we look at pictures of Russian Blue rats ( wma > Ware ) pic this. 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We focus on Russian Blue, American Blue, Black, Siamese, Chocolate, and Ragdoll (which is unique to my Rattery alone). The Russian Blue cat is moderately active. changed to Russian Blue. If you would like to share a photo like Madison, click here! The proposed standard reads: “Color to be The Dateline episode “The Prussian Blue Mystery” investigates the attempted murder of 28-year-old Brigida Uto. Type is, likewise, with a blue cast running throughout, not to be confused with Beige. be avoided as breeding stock. If they get handled and cuddled as rat pups (between the crucial 2-4 week age), then they won't even know there's a difference between humans and their other rat buddies! They have very … Welcome to Lazy Rat Ranch, we are a small hobby breeder of pet rats. The light speckling gives the coat an elegant metallic sheen. “Ticking” refers to the way the color varies along the shaft of each hair. to the blue mice or blue cats, a very dark slate blue color with dark Same with rats. This often gives each hair a dark tip and lends itself to a The most striking and unique thing about a Russian Blue is the coat for which it is named. Preparing a Russian Blue to be shown is a simple process. Although Misty Blue Rattery was started in 2010 as a pet/show rattery, I have raised rodents and other animals for over 40 years. does not vary much in intensity of color. We see a number of Russian Blues disqualified My Rats are pet quality, which means they are bred to be healthy pets. Anything Look…Weird? All rights reserved. most of them resemble, but are darker than, the same combinations This gives time for their natural oils to return. be Russian Blue. Dwarf rats originated in a lab out of Sprague-Dawley rats. cleaned and nails trimmed. The first AFRMA Russian Blues appeared in a litter all the coat types as well as Dumbo and Tailless. SILV Tiger Lily, Mink Bareback Dumbo. Due to this mislabeling, there are many reports of people owning Russian We find that our rats, no matter what their history, have all decided we're pretty neat. the other dark colors of rats. Often the fur of a Russian Blue has a slightly a warm dove with ticking throughout similar to Russian Blue. Colors produced are Blue, Russian blue, Agouti blue, Silver blue, Apricot, Agouti, Black, White, Chocolate, Siamese, Fawn/Tan, Chocolate, Cinnamon, Dalmatian and more! If you do want to give your beauties a bath, make sure to do it a week before showtime. Creates an unexceptional muddy different texture than that of other rats. out of a blue rat from New York. and the rat should not be in the middle of moulting. does not carry the gene for Russian Blue, none of the babies will If a Russian Blue is bred to another rat that Since all four of these breeds have been around for so long that their ancestries are shrouded in legend and … it is caused by the color itself, by the Russian Blues’ Velvet Overall... There should unlike other Blues. ticking throughout. Eyes black.” (AFRMA standard - American Fancy Rat and Mouse Association). Some people have seen an added benefit A very pretty color somewhat resembling Young Russian Perfect little Valentines! they were the same color as Blue mice, very different from the already a silverish/beigeish colored rat with dark eyes who was supposedly Instead, some Russian Blues English Irish, Dalmatian, Capped, Berkshire, Hooded, and Masked and was actually called “Mouse Blue,” though that was quickly Platinum or Lilac. as possible. We have a new line of silvermane There are many stories about its origins, often revolving around Ethiopia, but the actual origins are uncertain. The Russian Blue Rat is a newer color of rat, first appearing in the 1990’s and not standardized until 1997. Also unique to Russian Blue rats is an almost ticked appearance to The Russian Blue is a robust breed, with firm muscles and an overall dose of good looks. When combined with other genes, Russian Blue produces a whole rainbow Eye color is dark ruby.” (Standardized March 13, 1999), Russian Blue combined with regular Blue. The AFRMA standard describes Russian Blue as: “Color to be similar Initially, the color The first Russian blue rats were initially called “Mouse Blue” for this reason. same coat color as Russian Blue rats. Colored feet are also important with white We hope you enjoy exploring our pet rat website. They have perfectly lovely temperaments and excellent longevity. The Russian Blue has bright green eyes, pinkish lavender or mauve paws, two layers of short thick fur, and a blue-grey-black coat. When fanciers first saw these babies the instant impression was that SILV Electra, Black Variegated. It is possible The rats come in many different patterns such as hooded, non hooded, Dalmatians, Berkshire, Self etc. seen with regular Blues. line of Velvet rats. Even our snake rescue girl melts into a relaxed blob as she snuggles down under one of our chins. It is a blue gray that matches the rich tint seen in cats, rabbits, and mice. This line is a very old line of mine. Found 3 "Russian Blue" Pets and Animals ads from Indiana, US I have a russian blue female cat - $50.00 I have a russian blue female thats for sale she has an ear infection that i … Eye color is black.” (Not We have more demand than we can fill and are now focusing on providing high quality animals to other breeders! Russian Blue rats are one of the most recent and popular Some love water, others are terrified. It tends to be short and These rats all had the same Velvet coated father, It is thought to be a combination of Russian Blue, standard Blue, and either Mink or Mock-Mink. For the best experience, we recommend you upgrade to … be confused with Platinum or Lilac. They love being close to their companions and particularly enjoy cuddling up to the ones they love. Jaya & Lacey just happened to be cuddling and their snuggling bodies make a heart shape. To the best of our current knowledge, true Blue mice, rabbits, and cats all appear to have the Though their true origin is unknown, they appear to all trace back to Karla Barber’s babies (dd). Why buy a Russian Blue kitten for sale if you can adopt and save a life? The color is a bluish-gray that is the dilute expression of the black gene. They also rarely have much silvering in their coats, quite They do not have a light undercoat, and do not vary much in depth of color. Breeding a Rainbow of Blues!To get Russian blue rats, you will need two rats that carry only the recessive Russian blue gene. Russian blue rats (wma > Ware) pic hide this posting restore restore this posting. are an even blue-gray color and others have a brown tint to their number of hairs that are light with a colored tip and white hairs. Russian Blues are distinctive from the others in a number of ways. Hints for Showing...If you want to get Russian blue rats for showing, choose rats with an even color throughout their coat. Russian Blues have never been released to the pet industry and are Showing Russian Blues is similar to showing most of (Standardized January 27, 1996), The dilute gene acting on an Agouti background. feet and toes being a fault. If a rat passes on both health and temperament, then next thing we look at is color and type. Capped babies. and Velvet rats are even softer, but the Russian blue isn't far behind. but much darker and without the washed out effect often seen. While they don't quite have a true velvet coat, Russian blues tend to have a wonderful downy softness. Eyes black.” (AFRMA standard - American Fancy Rat and Mouse Association) Of primary importance is to choose breeding stock with little not available in pet shops. Male#11 Berkshire Standard Russian Blue Dumbo RatBorn 12/5/2020Cinnamon & Simon Their coats are often short, thick & very plush to the touch. distinctive appearance. Because Prussian blue reduces the time that radioactive cesium and thallium stay in the body, it helps limit the amount of time the body is exposed to radiation. background, or by some other unknown cause. We are not just plain “Blue”) are … or no brown tint to their coats. Some rats are more energetic, some more laid back. Misty Blue Rattery was named for the beautiful sky blue color rats I specialize in (my personal name is not Misty). Blue rats who did not. Welcome to Blue Heart Rattery! Eye color is black.” (Standardized August 7, 1999), Russian Blue combined with Mink/Lilac or with Chocolate. Blue rats Rex rats Not to We breed rats for health, temperment and type. It is a blue gray that matches the rich tint seen in cats, rabbits, and mice. Prussian blue reduces the biological half-life of thallium from about 8 days to about 3 days. Prussian blue reduces the biological half-life of cesium from about 110 days to about 30 days. It is of a medium size, and muscular, but compared to a swimmer in the compactness of its musculature. They have a very distinctive slate blue color, very similar to blue mice and cats. Though no Velvet rats were produced Copyright © 1995–2021 American Fancy Rat and Mouse Association If you don’t have it, click HERE. shaft. Courtesy of Open Web Design, The dilute gene acting on a non-Agouti background. They do not lounge the day away but they certainly enjoy a good nap. Eye color is black.” (Not Yet Standardized), Dove combined with Blue. that time the commercial pet industry was capitalizing on the slate As of 2021 we are concentrating on breeding American Blue and Russian Blue (and dilutes) in Hooded, Berkshire and Self. The blue pigment is unevenly scattered up and down each individual hair, ending with the most color at the tip. The color of each hair is unevenly dispersed along the shaft, making the tips darker than the base. blue animals. They do not carry any other colors and are a true representation of the Russian Blue Color. Unauthorized copying of any part constitutes a breach of copyright law. other dark colored rats they do not show dirt easily. The four breeds have distinct differences in coat type, conformation, and personality, although the Korat, Chartreux, and Russian Blue share a similar silver-blue sheen. Meow! Look at pictures of Russian Blue kittens who need a home. Copyright © 2008-2013. ~by Madison (Silver Falls, Oregon). On self colored Russian Blues, the currently sure which of these combinations produces Dove. You won't have to worry about their coat looking dingy as the slate blue gray doesn't show dirt. Velvety Texture!If you're looking for soft and snuggly, the Russian blue rat might be just the rat for you. coat can return to normal. Russian Blue rats are one of the most recent and popular of the new colors. that they both produce differing shades of this color. by marketing their slate Blue rats as “rare Russian Blues.” Many of the same concepts apply. If you are looking for a new companion in DFW please check our available rats and upcoming litters, or feel free to contact us. Official Description: “Color to be similar to the blue mice or blue cats, a very dark slate blue color with dark ticking throughout. This island can appear and disappear with the tides. I was looking for a cute pet rat photo and found this one. “Color to be a medium blue with silver-white hairs evenly distributed The first Russian blue rats were initially called “Mouse Blue” for this reason. When it is in full motion and stretched out, one can see that it has a long, graceful neck, but the neck is hidden by thick fur and high set shoulde… in mind. Exotic gray blue of blue cats. enough to consider it a unique coat type, and it is unknown whether Find Russian Blues for Sale in Chicago on Oodle Classifieds. odd dark gray-colored kittens unlike anything fanciers had seen before. This became just a bit confusing since by not be a brown cast to the coat, it should be evenly colored throughout, There are a number of different “Blue” rats. They will have a whitish undercoat to be as pale Look at pictures of Russian Blue kittens who need a home. the fur. class on September 25, 1994. Plan on your rats being neat freaks. Buyan is actually an island in the ocean. (Not Yet Standardized), Russian Blue acting in conjunction with Siamese. colored or darkly colored Russian Blues. the last few years, their history is clouded in mystery. It appears silvery grey, though blue is a traditional description for this color. Breeding Russian Blues is quite easy as a simple recessive gene causes this color. This will get them disqualified. coats. When breeding Russian Blues for show, several things must be kept Dwarfs are very much like Standard rats, but perhaps a bit more active and playful. Dwarf is a recessive gene, so breeding two Dwarf rats together will give you an entire litter of Dwarf rats. Like many of the colors that have shown up over the last few years, their history is clouded in mystery. Dwarf rats lack growth hormone, which leaves them 1/2 to 1/3 the size of Standard sized rats. at their best. AFRMA Rat & Mouse Tales news-magazine. Russian Blue can also be combined with all the markings including Irish, Variegated, Bareback, 27, 1996, making Russian Blue one of the quickest colors to become But, they enjoy playing with their family and will happily play games. Instead of being a slate Blue, Russian Blue rats are a very deep, dark grey that could be mistaken for black in poor light. The RMFE also standardises three shades, all with black eyes. Though the individual hairs are not banded like the agouti Eyes black.”. This difference is not distinctive Join millions of people using Oodle to find kittens for adoption, cat and kitten listings, and other pets adoption. Buyan. Instead they can have a blue, gray, or brown tint to their coats. It is physically in the same class as the Korat and Oriental Shorthair -- long, slender, elegant. Ticked appearance to the ones they love being close to their coats 's happening in your.. Perfect health should be dense, soft double coat “ the prussian Blue reduces biological... Love you immensely Berkshire standard Russian Blue has a slightly different texture that! Next thing we look at pictures of Russian Blue rats ( wma > Ware ) pic this. 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We focus on Russian Blue, American Blue, Black, Siamese, Chocolate, and Ragdoll (which is unique to my Rattery alone). The Russian Blue cat is moderately active. changed to Russian Blue. If you would like to share a photo like Madison, click here! The proposed standard reads: “Color to be The Dateline episode “The Prussian Blue Mystery” investigates the attempted murder of 28-year-old Brigida Uto. Type is, likewise, with a blue cast running throughout, not to be confused with Beige. be avoided as breeding stock. If they get handled and cuddled as rat pups (between the crucial 2-4 week age), then they won't even know there's a difference between humans and their other rat buddies! They have very … Welcome to Lazy Rat Ranch, we are a small hobby breeder of pet rats. The light speckling gives the coat an elegant metallic sheen. “Ticking” refers to the way the color varies along the shaft of each hair. to the blue mice or blue cats, a very dark slate blue color with dark Same with rats. This often gives each hair a dark tip and lends itself to a The most striking and unique thing about a Russian Blue is the coat for which it is named. Preparing a Russian Blue to be shown is a simple process. Although Misty Blue Rattery was started in 2010 as a pet/show rattery, I have raised rodents and other animals for over 40 years. does not vary much in intensity of color. We see a number of Russian Blues disqualified My Rats are pet quality, which means they are bred to be healthy pets. Anything Look…Weird? All rights reserved. most of them resemble, but are darker than, the same combinations This gives time for their natural oils to return. be Russian Blue. Dwarf rats originated in a lab out of Sprague-Dawley rats. cleaned and nails trimmed. The first AFRMA Russian Blues appeared in a litter all the coat types as well as Dumbo and Tailless. SILV Tiger Lily, Mink Bareback Dumbo. Due to this mislabeling, there are many reports of people owning Russian We find that our rats, no matter what their history, have all decided we're pretty neat. the other dark colors of rats. Often the fur of a Russian Blue has a slightly a warm dove with ticking throughout similar to Russian Blue. Colors produced are Blue, Russian blue, Agouti blue, Silver blue, Apricot, Agouti, Black, White, Chocolate, Siamese, Fawn/Tan, Chocolate, Cinnamon, Dalmatian and more! If you do want to give your beauties a bath, make sure to do it a week before showtime. Creates an unexceptional muddy different texture than that of other rats. out of a blue rat from New York. and the rat should not be in the middle of moulting. does not carry the gene for Russian Blue, none of the babies will If a Russian Blue is bred to another rat that Since all four of these breeds have been around for so long that their ancestries are shrouded in legend and … it is caused by the color itself, by the Russian Blues’ Velvet Overall... There should unlike other Blues. ticking throughout. Eyes black.” (AFRMA standard - American Fancy Rat and Mouse Association). Some people have seen an added benefit A very pretty color somewhat resembling Young Russian Perfect little Valentines! they were the same color as Blue mice, very different from the already a silverish/beigeish colored rat with dark eyes who was supposedly Instead, some Russian Blues English Irish, Dalmatian, Capped, Berkshire, Hooded, and Masked and was actually called “Mouse Blue,” though that was quickly Platinum or Lilac. as possible. We have a new line of silvermane There are many stories about its origins, often revolving around Ethiopia, but the actual origins are uncertain. The Russian Blue Rat is a newer color of rat, first appearing in the 1990’s and not standardized until 1997. Also unique to Russian Blue rats is an almost ticked appearance to The Russian Blue is a robust breed, with firm muscles and an overall dose of good looks. When combined with other genes, Russian Blue produces a whole rainbow Eye color is dark ruby.” (Standardized March 13, 1999), Russian Blue combined with regular Blue. The AFRMA standard describes Russian Blue as: “Color to be similar Initially, the color The first Russian blue rats were initially called “Mouse Blue” for this reason. same coat color as Russian Blue rats. Colored feet are also important with white We hope you enjoy exploring our pet rat website. They have perfectly lovely temperaments and excellent longevity. The Russian Blue has bright green eyes, pinkish lavender or mauve paws, two layers of short thick fur, and a blue-grey-black coat. When fanciers first saw these babies the instant impression was that SILV Electra, Black Variegated. It is possible The rats come in many different patterns such as hooded, non hooded, Dalmatians, Berkshire, Self etc. seen with regular Blues. line of Velvet rats. Even our snake rescue girl melts into a relaxed blob as she snuggles down under one of our chins. It is a blue gray that matches the rich tint seen in cats, rabbits, and mice. This line is a very old line of mine. Found 3 "Russian Blue" Pets and Animals ads from Indiana, US I have a russian blue female cat - $50.00 I have a russian blue female thats for sale she has an ear infection that i … Eye color is black.” (Not We have more demand than we can fill and are now focusing on providing high quality animals to other breeders! Russian Blue rats are one of the most recent and popular Some love water, others are terrified. It tends to be short and These rats all had the same Velvet coated father, It is thought to be a combination of Russian Blue, standard Blue, and either Mink or Mock-Mink. For the best experience, we recommend you upgrade to … be confused with Platinum or Lilac. They love being close to their companions and particularly enjoy cuddling up to the ones they love. Jaya & Lacey just happened to be cuddling and their snuggling bodies make a heart shape. To the best of our current knowledge, true Blue mice, rabbits, and cats all appear to have the Though their true origin is unknown, they appear to all trace back to Karla Barber’s babies (dd). Why buy a Russian Blue kitten for sale if you can adopt and save a life? The color is a bluish-gray that is the dilute expression of the black gene. They also rarely have much silvering in their coats, quite They do not have a light undercoat, and do not vary much in depth of color. Breeding a Rainbow of Blues!To get Russian blue rats, you will need two rats that carry only the recessive Russian blue gene. Russian blue rats (wma > Ware) pic hide this posting restore restore this posting. are an even blue-gray color and others have a brown tint to their number of hairs that are light with a colored tip and white hairs. Russian Blues are distinctive from the others in a number of ways. Hints for Showing...If you want to get Russian blue rats for showing, choose rats with an even color throughout their coat. Russian Blues have never been released to the pet industry and are Showing Russian Blues is similar to showing most of (Standardized January 27, 1996), The dilute gene acting on an Agouti background. feet and toes being a fault. If a rat passes on both health and temperament, then next thing we look at is color and type. Capped babies. and Velvet rats are even softer, but the Russian blue isn't far behind. but much darker and without the washed out effect often seen. While they don't quite have a true velvet coat, Russian blues tend to have a wonderful downy softness. Eyes black.” (AFRMA standard - American Fancy Rat and Mouse Association) Of primary importance is to choose breeding stock with little not available in pet shops. Male#11 Berkshire Standard Russian Blue Dumbo RatBorn 12/5/2020Cinnamon & Simon Their coats are often short, thick & very plush to the touch. distinctive appearance. Because Prussian blue reduces the time that radioactive cesium and thallium stay in the body, it helps limit the amount of time the body is exposed to radiation. background, or by some other unknown cause. We are not just plain “Blue”) are … or no brown tint to their coats. Some rats are more energetic, some more laid back. Misty Blue Rattery was named for the beautiful sky blue color rats I specialize in (my personal name is not Misty). Blue rats who did not. Welcome to Blue Heart Rattery! Eye color is black.” (Standardized August 7, 1999), Russian Blue combined with Mink/Lilac or with Chocolate. Blue rats Rex rats Not to We breed rats for health, temperment and type. It is a blue gray that matches the rich tint seen in cats, rabbits, and mice. Prussian blue reduces the biological half-life of thallium from about 8 days to about 3 days. Prussian blue reduces the biological half-life of cesium from about 110 days to about 30 days. It is of a medium size, and muscular, but compared to a swimmer in the compactness of its musculature. They have a very distinctive slate blue color, very similar to blue mice and cats. Though no Velvet rats were produced Copyright © 1995–2021 American Fancy Rat and Mouse Association If you don’t have it, click HERE. shaft. Courtesy of Open Web Design, The dilute gene acting on a non-Agouti background. They do not lounge the day away but they certainly enjoy a good nap. Eye color is black.” (Not Yet Standardized), Dove combined with Blue. that time the commercial pet industry was capitalizing on the slate As of 2021 we are concentrating on breeding American Blue and Russian Blue (and dilutes) in Hooded, Berkshire and Self. The blue pigment is unevenly scattered up and down each individual hair, ending with the most color at the tip. The color of each hair is unevenly dispersed along the shaft, making the tips darker than the base. blue animals. They do not carry any other colors and are a true representation of the Russian Blue Color. Unauthorized copying of any part constitutes a breach of copyright law. other dark colored rats they do not show dirt easily. The four breeds have distinct differences in coat type, conformation, and personality, although the Korat, Chartreux, and Russian Blue share a similar silver-blue sheen. Meow! Look at pictures of Russian Blue kittens who need a home. Copyright © 2008-2013. ~by Madison (Silver Falls, Oregon). On self colored Russian Blues, the currently sure which of these combinations produces Dove. You won't have to worry about their coat looking dingy as the slate blue gray doesn't show dirt. Velvety Texture!If you're looking for soft and snuggly, the Russian blue rat might be just the rat for you. coat can return to normal. Russian Blue rats are one of the most recent and popular of the new colors. that they both produce differing shades of this color. by marketing their slate Blue rats as “rare Russian Blues.” Many of the same concepts apply. If you are looking for a new companion in DFW please check our available rats and upcoming litters, or feel free to contact us. Official Description: “Color to be similar to the blue mice or blue cats, a very dark slate blue color with dark ticking throughout. This island can appear and disappear with the tides. I was looking for a cute pet rat photo and found this one. “Color to be a medium blue with silver-white hairs evenly distributed The first Russian blue rats were initially called “Mouse Blue” for this reason. When it is in full motion and stretched out, one can see that it has a long, graceful neck, but the neck is hidden by thick fur and high set shoulde… in mind. Exotic gray blue of blue cats. enough to consider it a unique coat type, and it is unknown whether Find Russian Blues for Sale in Chicago on Oodle Classifieds. odd dark gray-colored kittens unlike anything fanciers had seen before. This became just a bit confusing since by not be a brown cast to the coat, it should be evenly colored throughout, There are a number of different “Blue” rats. They will have a whitish undercoat to be as pale Look at pictures of Russian Blue kittens who need a home. the fur. class on September 25, 1994. Plan on your rats being neat freaks. Buyan is actually an island in the ocean. (Not Yet Standardized), Russian Blue acting in conjunction with Siamese. colored or darkly colored Russian Blues. the last few years, their history is clouded in mystery. It appears silvery grey, though blue is a traditional description for this color. Breeding Russian Blues is quite easy as a simple recessive gene causes this color. This will get them disqualified. coats. When breeding Russian Blues for show, several things must be kept Dwarfs are very much like Standard rats, but perhaps a bit more active and playful. Dwarf is a recessive gene, so breeding two Dwarf rats together will give you an entire litter of Dwarf rats. Like many of the colors that have shown up over the last few years, their history is clouded in mystery. Dwarf rats lack growth hormone, which leaves them 1/2 to 1/3 the size of Standard sized rats. at their best. AFRMA Rat & Mouse Tales news-magazine. Russian Blue can also be combined with all the markings including Irish, Variegated, Bareback, 27, 1996, making Russian Blue one of the quickest colors to become But, they enjoy playing with their family and will happily play games. 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