Possible color outcomes Maine coons

Jacobruehl

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Hi there ! I have a male black smoke ns Maine coon that has blue dilute copy . A female I plan on putting him with is an as22(blue silver tabby carrying a solid coat copy A/a and with shaded lines (her mother is fully shaded and father fairly light ns22 shaded lines).. she has a nice light color and thick banding however since isn’t actually shaded is it not possible for her to have a shaded kitten or high smoke with my male , or is there a small possibility ? Thanks so much !!
 

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Hi :wave3:

I’m not sure I’m going to be much help here, other than what you already know.

The genetics for smokes is not my forte, I only know the very basics

With the male being a smoke and the female being a silver, they both carry the inhibitor gene (I) which you need to create a smoke kitten. So, you are going to get smoke kittens regardless but, I couldn’t say if they are going to high smoke or not.

You will not get any shaded kittens. To produce a shaded one of the parents has to be a shaded themselves, it cannot skip generations.
Even-though both your female’s parents were shaded, as she herself isn’t, she cannot produce it.
 
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