Pedigree of

Lind's Flicka

Jun 7, 1957
AKC W965508
Black, Silver
Breeder: W R Seldon

Notes: COI: 7.06%

Duke Jet of Heskett
Oct 8, 1953
AKC W513568 [3-55]
Black, Tan

Bruce of Dorken
Mar 16, 1952
AKC W380128

Sir Jan of Kep-Mar
Apr 23, 1950
AKC W221547
Black, Cream

Lady Linda IX
Mar 8, 1950
AKC W370627

Lady of Kep-Mar
Sep 10, 1950
AKC W288059
Black, Tan

Ch (US) 
Ajax von der Odinsquelle

Jul 15, 1947
AKC W216407
Yellow, Black

Linda of Kep-Mar
Apr 25, 1949
AKC W203845
Black, Tan, Cream

Gretchens Dusty Lady
Sep 22, 1953
AKC W483902
Black, Grey

Major Mutig
Jun 28, 1947
AKC W55451
Black, Cream

Ch (US) 
Captain Franz van de Oldehove

Dec 11, 1941
AKC A572784
Cream, Black

Gethel von Oldenburg
Nov 28, 1945
AKC A987226
Black, Tan, Cream

Sno-Cloud von Gretchen
Jul 8, 1951
AKC W299623

Major Arno
Jul 23, 1950
AKC W224537
Black, Cream

Gretchen's Silver Lady
Apr 21, 1949
AKC W140809
Silver Grey

Legend for German Shepherd Gene Study
  White Carrier
  Black Carrier
  Blue Carrier
  Liver Carrier

The German Shepherd Gene Study tracks the recessive "masking" white
and recessive black genes forward through the generations.

Genes come in different varieties, called alleles. Somatic cells contain two alleles for every gene, with one allele provided by each parent. Often, it is impossible to determine which two alleles of a gene are present within an dog's chromosomes based solely on the outward appearance of that dog. However, an allele that is hidden, or not expressed by, can still be passed on to that dog's offspring and expressed in a later generation.

German Shepherds can carry one or both of the recessive white "masking" and/or the recessive black gene.

(A masking gene masks the real color and pattern of the dog. The only way the gene can be expressed in some of the offspring is if both parents carry it. For example, when a white dog is bred to a non-white dog that does not carry the white gene, none of the offspring will express the white coat but they will be carriers of the white gene. If those offspring are bred to a white, some of their offspring will express the white coat color. White bred to white will always produce white offspring.)

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