The Steel gene [E(s)] causes silver or gold ticking and removes the white eye bands, belly, and ears caused by the agouti gene. It is incompletely dominant, which means that when it is paired with the ‘E’ gene it is shown, but when paired with harlequin is may include harlequin striping or when paired with non-extension it may appear self. Here are a few examples of potential colorings with this gene.

Black GTS

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QCR’s Firebrand

Chocolate GTS

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Blue GTS

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Lilac GTS

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Black STS

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QCR’s Estella

Chocolate STS

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Blue STS

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QCR’s Traddles

Lilac STS

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