Pedigree of

The Lonestar Duke

Sep 19, 1957
AKC W895438
Black, Tan
Breeder: Joseph F & Emogene Weidenburner

Notes: COI 5.47%

Riccardo von Nordland
Feb 10, 1956
AKC W680077
Black, Cream

Wolfram von Nordland

Oct 8, 1950
AKC W318073
Black, Silver

Tristan von Schloss Goehrde

May 24, 1945
AKC A938990
Black, Cream

Ronnie's Cleopatra
Jun 26, 1948
AKC W155087

Von Nordland's Deirdre of Maji

Dec 20, 1952
AKC W483170 [6-55]
Black, Golden Cream

Ch (US) 
Challenge of Silver Lane

Jun 10, 1950
AKC W261337
Black, Silver

Rica of San Miguel

Oct 4, 1948
AKC W111614
Black, Cream

Hart's Rinie Tin Tin
Apr 7, 1956
AKC W709273
Black, Silver

Super Prince
Apr 30, 1954
AKC W568809
Black, Brown

Sargent von Bero
Oct 14, 1952
AKC W410722
Black, Tan

Lady of Brandenburg
Mar 5, 1950
AKC W198408
Black, Tan

Check (2)
Nov 23, 1954
AKC W573945
Black, Silver

Smokey XVII
Apr 14, 1952
AKC W337873
Black, Tan

Jona El of Ney
Jul 13, 1950
AKC W373427
Black, Cream

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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