What Varieties do we breed?
We breed (mainly) on the C-locus. Which means we breed mainly shaded rats.
Siamese (incl Black-Eyed Siamese)
Blue-Point Siamese (incl Black-Eyed Blue-Point Siamese)
Himalayan (incl Black-Eyed Himalayan)
Albino (Pink-Eyed White)
We have some of these in both top-ear and Dumbo.
And also have some of these in a REX (curly) coat.
Siamese (incl black and ruby-eyed)
Body colour to medium beige, gradually and evenly shaded over saddle and hindquarters towards the rump, being darkest at the base of the tail. There should be no white or very pale areas anywhere on the body, feet or tail. Tail colour to extend down the length of the tail. Belly to be light beige. Points to be rich dark sepia and shade evenly into the body colour. Eyes black or ruby.
Blue-Point Siamese (incl black and ruby-eyed)
Body colour to be silver beige that shades into deep blue colour at the back and hind-quarters, down towards the rump and on the face towards the nose. The shading shall be even and darkest at the nose and the base of the tail. The rat has to be without streaks, odd coloured or white hairs or patches. Belly colour: To be light silver beige. Ears, tail, feet: As blue as possible. Eye colour: ruby or black
Himalayan (incl black and ruby-eyed)
Body colour to be white, free from stains and even throughout, with points a rich dark sepia. Eyes red or black. Points on face not to extend upwards from eyes. Points on ears not to extend downwards from the base. Points on forelegs not to extend upwards beyond the elbows. Points on hind legs not to extend upwards beyond the ankle. Points on tail not to extend beyond the tail root. Points on feet to be solid colour throughout, devoid of any white.
7-week-old Himalayan Does
Body colour to be very pale creamy white all over with no odd coloured hairs or patches. The exception is the skin on the underside of the scrotum which is normally greyish black, rarely flesh coloured. Tail pink. Ears usually covered with pale grey fur, rarely flesh covered. Eyes Black.
Albino (Pink-Eyed White)
To be as white as possible, devoid of creamy tinge or staining. Eyes pink
To be an even, rich mid-brown, devoid of dinginess, silvering, or patches, with darker points of the same shade. There is to be a strong contrast between the points and body colour. Eyes black.
Ouzles Elliot. A Dumbo Burmese.
Owned by Donna Dempsey. Lived 37.5 months. Died 31/5/23
To be a mid-sand colour. Points on the nose and tail root to be distinctly darker than the body colour. Foot points usually a shade lighter than those on the tail root or nose but should still be evident. Base coat to be light brown. Belly colour to be pale silvery grey. Eyes black.
To be warm, mid-grey, devoid of dinginess, silvering, or patches, with distinctly darker points of the same shade. Faint light speckling or a subtle ticked effect (heathering) is usual for this variety and is not a fault. Eyes black or very dark ruby.
To be a warm dark otter brown with subtle darker points on the feet, tail, face, and ears. Devoid of dinginess, silvering, or patches. Contrast between points and body colour not to be overstated. Any suggestion of black in the points to be penalised. Eyes black.
Colour to be similar to blue cats and dogs. A soft medium grey-blue with a metallic sheen. Faint, light speckling or a subtle ticked effect (heathering) is usual for this variety and is not a fault. Colour to be even, belly colour to match top. Undercolour dark blue down to skin. Coat to be short and thick- a long coat or a coat similar to that on other varieties (excluding rex) to be a serious fault. Eyes black.
To be a deep solid black, devoid of dinginess and white hairs or patches. Base fur to be black. Foot colour to match top. Eyes black.
Ouzles NFRS Stud Rattery is run by Paddington and Richard Burn. We are passionate about breeding healthy and happy rats and are committed to ethical breeding practices.
We are based in Godmanchester, Cambs.
Contact us today to learn more about our available rats and upcoming litters.
Tele: 01480 434311