Blue coat at five weeks. The Blue of the correct lavendar shade will go through this colour phase. If not, they will grow to be too dark. This white phase is known as the ‘snowball’.
Blues at five weeks. They are in the ‘snowball’ phase. In the centre is a ‘woolly’. Even though at three weeks it might have looked the best of the litter, it will become as long coated as an Angora. It is double recessive for the woolly gene and must not be used for breeding.