Pedigree of

Manatonka Chief

Jul 1, 1956
AKC W717851
Breeder: W A & V L Allerton

Notes: COI 6.93%

Chieftain of Manatonka
Mar 14, 1954
AKC W563660
Black, Tan

Ch (US) 
X'Plorer of Rocky Reach

Feb 25, 1952
AKC W358824
Black, Tan

1953 GVCh (US) 
Alert of Mi-Noah's

Jan 30, 1949
AKC W176066
Black, Tan

Ch (US) 
Karah von Kuperhof

Sep 12, 1950
AKC W256287
Black, Cream, White

Nov 2, 1951
AKC W654992
Silver Grey

Wah Be Me Me Chief
Dec 27, 1947
AKC W85595
Black, Cream

Golden Rod Queen
Jul 25, 1946
AKC W20808
Wolf Grey

Duchess auf Stuttgart
Dec 7, 1952
AKC W437770
Black, Silver, Tan

Jupiter of Echolyn
Jul 19, 1950
AKC W210857
Black, Silver, Tan

Silver King of Pineline Farm
Jul 29, 1949
AKC W159766
Silver, Black

Marlene of Echolyn

Dec 28, 1945
AKC W748
Black, Silver

Anita von der Personality
Oct 2, 1949
AKC W191703
Black, Silver

Ch (US) 
Grasslands Bruno

Jul 13, 1946
AKC W33309
Black, Tan

Lee-Har's Personality
Mar 6, 1948
AKC W147600
Black, Silver

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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