Pedigree of

Rael's Black Bart

Dec 3, 1954
AKC W576798
Black, Silver
Breeder: Ralph K Beck

Notes: COI 6.56%

Crown Prince of Stone Court
Jul 28, 1952
AKC W394941
Black, Tan

Noble of Stone Court
Apr 10, 1945
AKC W5842
Black, Silver

Ajax von Hoheluft
Oct 26, 1937
AKC A221519
Black, Tan

Nadine of Long-Worth
May 18, 1942
AKC A661981
Black, Tan

Cinderella of O'Er the Hill
Jun 13, 1950
AKC W362976

Vallas von Liebestraum
Sep 19, 1945
AKC W3239
Black, Tan

Minka von Liebestraum
Jul 8, 1948
AKC W123194
Black, Tan

Rael's Heidi
Aug 8, 1951
AKC W293819
Black, Silver, Fawn

Helsi's Ivan Nickel
Jun 25, 1949
AKC W163832
Black, Tan

Ch (US) 
Helsi's Christy

Jul 6, 1947
AKC W56939
Black, Silver

Fawn of Wolverhampton
May 20, 1941
AKC A518798
Wolf Sable, Cream, Black Markings

Duchess Wilhelmina
Nov 26, 1949
AKC W195971
Black, Silver

Duke von Werthenstein IV
Apr 9, 1945
AKC W24819

Queen of Granville
Jul 22, 1947
AKC W94940
Grey, Black

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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