AFRMA

American Fancy Rat & Mouse Association

AFRMA Fancy Rats - Unstandardized

AFRMA Accepted Proposed Animals. These are in the process of being standardized in AFRMA.

For complete details of these Standards including points, faults, and disqualifications, please refer to the AFRMA Show Regulations & Standards book.

Note: The pictures on this page are not meant to be true representatives of the animal’s color. Because of differences in monitors (CRT/LCD) and how the monitor is adjusted, the colors may be different. Seeing in person is always best.

AGOUTI BURMESE - Color 20, points (nose, ears, feet, tail) 20, evenness of ticking 10
Body color to be a warm brown, not too dark or too red, similar to Cinnamon, with a light gray-brown at the base of the hair. Coat is evenly ticked with medium brown guard hairs. Belly color to be light silvery brown. Points to be distinctly darker than body color with shading at the base of the tail. Eyes black. Agouti Burmese to be shown only in AOCP class. a.k.a. Wheaten Burmese in the N.F.R.S. (Agouti plus Burmese).

[Accepted into Unstandardized 2-9-08]

Agouti Burmese rat owned and bred by Connie & Ken Van Doren. Photo ©2008 Karen Robbins.

Read the article on Burmese Rat Genetics.
Agouti Burmese Rat
SILVER RUSSIAN DOVE - Color to be a warm dove with ticking throughout (similar to the Russian Blue ticking) with silver-white hairs evenly distributed throughout the coat. Not to be confused with Silver Mink or Silver Lilac. Eye color is black.

[Accepted into Unstandardized 1-30-16]

Note: These are not Russian Dove Pearl as they don’t have the light undercolor. Shows best as kittens and young adults.
11-week-old Silver Russian Dove Rat
Silver Russian Dove rat (11 weeks old) owned and bred by Jozzette Hagemann. Photo ©2015 Karen Robbins.

5-month-old Silver Russian Dove Rat
...and the rat from above at 5 months old. Silver Russian Dove male owned and bred by Jozzette Hagemann. Photo ©2016 Karen Robbins.


For details on the Unstandardized Class, see the AFRMA New Standards/Unstandardized page.

Go to the AFRMA Non-Recognized Colors, Markings, & Coats rat page.

For complete details of the Standards including points, faults, eliminations, and disqualifications, please refer to the AFRMA Show Regulations & Standards book.

Purchase the AFRMA Official Color Standards Rat book.

Updated September 26, 2016