Labrador Retriever Coat Colour Genetics
The genetic basis of coat colour in the Labrador Retriever (a highly popular type of dog) has been widely studied, and found to depend on many genes. A wide range of colourings have developed over time.
This article examines the current knowledge about genetic colour determination in the breed.
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