Harlequin or piebald?

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jordan

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Probably while maturing. i don't think its really noticeable in the embryo stage.
 
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In the egg, you can tell the difference between the white ones and the dark ones. I know melanoids don't become obviously melanoid (at least to me) until the've gotten their legs. But the difference between white, brown, and gold should be obvious in the egg.
 

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I think piebalds come out of leucistic lines. Leucistics start out with pigment but lose it as they develop. It seems the piebalds lose some of the pigment. I talked to a guy that claimed to have some piebalds out of a leucistic line. They never materialized. I have some blotchy looking melanoids that are related to some of my leucistics. I've got a top secret project working on seeing if I can have some piebalds pop up.
 
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ooooh top secret.... you working for the CIA?
Good Luck with the piebald search.
 

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I'll take some pictures over the Thanksgiving holiday and show the secret project,
 
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