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Chinese Hamster PortalChinese Hamsters

The Chinese hamster now has two mutations. Pictured is a colony of Normal, Dom Spot and BEW.

Photo Courtesy of johnlon

Normal
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Brown color with a chestnut tinge. Belly is off-white and undercoat is slate gray. Eyes are black and ears are dark brown with off-white rims. There is a straight demarcation line between the top color and belly extending from the cheeks down the sides. Black dorsal stripe from the forehead to the tail. This is a normal male Chinese hamster with normal, healthy, mature male equipment.

Photo Courtesy of johnlon

Dominant Spot
Dsds

Is a pattern gene believed to be homozygous DsDs lethal which are absorbed in the uterus by the mother with no ill affects to mother or the other pups. Others think Black Eyed Whites (BEW) are homozygous Dom spots. The BEW pictured in the colony above has produced a litter but this is rare.

The color should be the same as a normal. It should look like a white animal with colored patches evenly distributed. A concentration along the spine is permissible. Pictured below are 2 Dom spots: a male on the left (with normal, healthy, mature male equipment) and a female on the right .

Photo courtesy of Wellington Hams Photo courtesy of Wellington Hams

BEW
DsDs

With Dom spot colony pictured below .
Photo Courtesy of johnlon Photo Courtesy of johnlon Photo courtesy of Saskia's Beestenbende

Piebald
S-

Photo courtesy of Saskia's Beestenbende Photo courtesy of Saskia's Beestenbende Photo courtesy of Saskia's Beestenbende

Photo courtesy of Saskia's BeestenbendeStripe
Dsds S-


Photo courtesy of Saskia's Beestenbende

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Hybrid Dwarf Hamster PortalHybrid Dwarfs

These are the result of breeding Campbells Dwarfs and Winter White Dwarfs together. In certain nations this is acceptable, in others it isn't. I feel Hybrid Dwarfs are basically mutts - lovable but no real value. I will not knowingly breed or create Hybrid Dwarfs. These are here only for informational purposes. The beautiful group below are all Hybrid Dwarfs. Left to right : Normal Pearl, Sapphire, Mandarin Pearl, Mandarin.

Photo courtesy of Wellington Hams

Photo Courtesy of johnlonPhoto Courtesy of johnlon

Orange/Pudding

Initially these were introduced as Winter White Dwarfs. They change to white in the winter. All Orange pictures are courtesy of Covent Gardens Hamstery.

Orange Dwarfs changing into their winter coat.
Photo Courtesy of johnlon Photo Courtesy of johnlon

Photo Courtesy of Wellington HamsPhoto Courtesy of Midnight StudBrown

Brown is a new color gene and as yet has no designator. Pictured to the left is a litter of Hybrid Dwarfs with a brown to the far left. Pictured to the right is a brown (top ) and mushroom (bottom ). Problems: tophamster has a genetic head tilt and the lowerone is missing it's back right leg - also genetic.

Photo Courtesy of Midnight Stud

Mushroom

Mushroom is brown and Sapphire/Opal combined.

Photo courtesy of Wellington Hams

Mandarin
mama

Here is a trio of Mandarins. On the left is a Pearl. There were black eyed and red eyed mandarins produced in this group.

Moscow

This is a gene that was originally thought to be pure Campbells Dwarf but has turned out to be a Hybrid Dwarf. It causes diluting of all colors.

Photo courtesy of Wellington Hams Photo courtesy of Wellington Hams Photo courtesy of Wellington Hams

Long Haired Black

Long haired Black variety bred in Holland.

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Roborovski Dwarf Hamster PortalRoborovski Dwarfs

The Roborovski Dwarf hamster has only one mutation at this time. It's the White faced or husky.

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Normal
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The fur is tawny colored with an off-white belly.

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Photo courtesy of 'Amanda'Husky
Whwh

Same markings as the normal except the face is white. The fur tends to be lighter in color. Whether this is an affect of the gene isn't known. This picture of a white faced husky shows why this is being called husky instead of the original white face.

Photo courtesy of NellaPlatinum
WhWh?

All white offshoot from breeding Husky to Husky.

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This page was last edited on June 28, 2011
 
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