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PBA COLOR PATTERN and FLEECE COLOR CHART

Out-of-Fleece Color Patterns

Goats are out-of-fleece until about 3 weeks old, or after being shorn.
Their color pattern can be best seen at this time.
Caramel Pattern

All have light vertical stripes on front side of darker stockings.
Muzzle, forehead, eyes and ears are accented in tones lighter than the dark portions of the body.
Light Caramel: White or caramel hairs, intermingled with white in the coat making the coat appear to be a shade of pure white to cream.


Medium Caramel: Caramel and white hairs intermingled in the coat making the coat appear to be a shade of apricot to orange.

Dark Caramel: White hairs intermingled with darker caramel/buff or brown hairs in the coat making the coat appear to be a shade close to a grocery shopping bag.

Brown Caramel: Brown mainly with only occasional intermingled white hairs in the coat making the coat a pronounced darker brown.

Agouti Pattern

All agouti's have solid stockings darker than the main body color.
Muzzle, forehead, eyes and ears accented in tones lighter than the dark portions of the body.
Light Brown Agouti: Light/Silver grey hairs intermingled with white with brownish tips on main body hairs, making the coat a burnt silver/pewter shade.

 Medium Brown Agouti: Brown and white hairs intermingled in equal amounts giving the coat a browner salt and pepper appearance.

Dark Brown Agouti: Brown hairs intermingled with fewer white hairs, but still a salt and pepper appearance that is a pronounced darker brown.

Brown Agouti: Brown mainly with only occasional intermingled white hairs.

Light Grey Agouti: Black and white hairs intermingled with slightly more white hairs to give a light grey color making the coat appear to be silver/pewter in shade.

Medium Grey Agouti: Black and white hairs intermingled in equal amounts giving the coat a blacker appearance close to an equal amount of salt and pepper.

Dark Grey Agouti: Darker grey appearance fewer white hairs, but still a salt and pepper appearance that is pronounced.

Black Agouti: Black mainly with only occasional intermingled white hairs

Black Pattern

 All blacks have solid black stockings
Black: Solid black except for muzzle, forehead, eyes and ears accented in tones lighter than the dark portion of the body.

Solid Black: All black with no white seen anywhere.

White Pattern

 All white have no other color anywhere.
   

Examples of Random Markings

 (Socks, bellybands, spots, saddles, etc.)

Brown Agouti

Black

Black

Medium Grey Agouti

Brown Agouti


Brown Caramel
   


Fleece Colors

On the application for registration the fleece color itself is noted.
White


Grey


Brown



Caramel




Black  

 

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