Can I breed a black tort to a harlequin?

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I have a tort male/black tort but I’ve always thought that he’ s an orange. If I’m wrong please correct me. I want to breed him to a harlequin to get some harlequin out of him but I don’t know if that’s possible. I also want to breed him to a magpie to get some magpies if that’s possible.
What color work best with black tort? I do not want any chestnut or blacks.
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Tort is recessive to harlequin and magpie (magpie is just the chinchilla version of harlequin.) Breed him to a harlequin and there is no chance of any full-extension colors such as black or chestnut. Only a chance of lighter colors such as harlequin, possibly tort and orange as well
 

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Tort is recessive to harlequin and magpie (magpie is just the chinchilla version of harlequin.) Breed him to a harlequin and there is no chance of any full-extension colors such as black or chestnut. Only a chance of lighter colors such as harlequin, possibly tort and orange as well
Thank you! What happen if I breed him to a BEW?
 

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Thank you! What happen if I breed him to a BEW?
It depends what's hidden behind that blue eyed white. (Pedigree papers) Other than that you'll have a bunch of vc. But you shouldn't see any blue eyes unless your little tort there is sectetly carrying the gene.
 
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It depends what's hidden behind that blue eyed white. (Pedigree papers) Other than that you'll have a bunch of vc. But you shouldn't see any blue eyes unless your little tort there is sectetly carrying the gene.
When a ‘Normal’ non-Vienna rabbit is bred with a BEW then there is a 100% chance the offspring with be Vienna marked or Vienna carriers :)
 
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It depends what's hidden behind that blue eyed white. (Pedigree papers) Other than that you'll have a bunch of vc. But you shouldn't see any blue eyes unless your little tort there is sectetly carrying the gene.
thank you! What if I breed the Vienna carrier back to the BEW will I get blue eyed?
 

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When a ‘Normal’ non-Vienna rabbit is bred with a BEW then there is a 100% chance the offspring with be Vienna marked or Vienna carriers :)
Yeah i was making a crappy attempt at trying to explain what colors might appear. Bew will hide
thank you! What if I breed the Vienna carrier back to the BEW will I get blue eyed?
Yes, sometimes you get unlucky and get none though. You can also do a vienna carrier to a vienna marked to get blue eyes
 
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Yeah i was making a crappy attempt at trying to explain what colors might appear. Bew will hide

Yes, sometimes you get unlucky and get none though. You can also do a vienna carrier to a vienna marked to get blue eyes
Thanks for your explanation!!
 

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Yeah i was making a crappy attempt at trying to explain what colors might appear. Bew will hide

Yes, sometimes you get unlucky and get none though. You can also do a vienna carrier to a vienna marked to get blue eyes
So if I breed a BEW to a tort I will get mostly tort for the baby’s coat?
 

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So if I breed a BEW to a tort I will get mostly tort for the baby’s coat?
No, as mentioned earlier, it depends on what color genetically the BEW is! Consider the white coat a sheet over the real color of your bunny. Pedigrees can help determine that!

Tort is a dominant gene, though, especially black tort.
 
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In theory yes. Tort is a fairly dominant gene. I always end up with atleast 1-3 torts in my litters. Though a broken tort is quite cute.
 
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