Campbell's Russian Dwarf Hamster Nonstandard Colours


Agouti Colours


Opal

A recessive colour (Represented by dd) opals are easy to confuse with a sapphire winter white in colour. They should have a blue slate grey colour on their top coat and a grey base coat, the dorsal stripe should be a deeper blue slate shading, while the belly fur an off white. The eyes should be black, and the ears grey.

Self Colours


Black Eyed White

A recessive colour (represented by didi* SiSi, the animal has a double dose of platinum and has any black eyed colour underneath this) The animal should be white to the roots. Often there will be a small patch of coloured hairs on the head though. Eyes should be black, and ears often will have mottled look, but should be flesh coloured. *It is believed there is a dilute gene present else the homozygous form of platinum should die in the womb.

Red Eyed White

A recessive colour (represented by didi* pp SiSi, the animal has a double dose of platinum and has any red eyed colour underneath this) The animal should be white to the roots. Often there will be a small patch of coloured hairs on the head though. Eyes should be red, and ears often will have mottled look, but should be flesh coloured. *It is believed there is a dilute gene present else the homozygous form of platinum should die in the womb.