Golden and Golden Himalayan Siamese are characterized by a special gold colored cream tone, of or in comparison considerably from White. Cream of the Himalayas or Siamese without Golden differs.
The standard of the Golden Siamese and Himalayan Golden(n)
The NFRS writes describes in her standard for Golden Himalayan, that the color of the body is to be a pale golden cream with Points, which should have an average sepia tone. The eyes should be black.
The points should fail as follows:
- face: Points are not enough on the eyes
- ears: Points reaching not below the base of the ears
- forelegs: Points do not go beyond the elbow
- hind legs: Points not extend beyond the shackles
- tail: Points will not be on the base of the tail out
- Feet and tail: Self-colored, no white toes
The body of the Golden Siamese should be a deep golden cream according to Standard of NFRS, die Points (face, feet, Tail and tail) should have a deep sepia tone, the shaded graded in the body color transitions. There should be no sudden breaks in the shade and the shade should cover the whole body. The abdomen should be pale cream, eyes black.
The genetics of Golden Siamese and Himalayan Golden(n)
The genetic background of the Golden Siamese and Himalayan is not yet fully understood. The Basic bildet Himalya- and Albino alleles on the C-locus. Golden Siamese are heterozygous for albino and Himalayan, also cc(h). Golden Siamese are homozygous for the Himalayan allele, d.h. c(h)c(h).
Add to this a likely rezsessiver modifier, must be homozygous.
The black eyes are caused by the presence of at least one black-eyed allele (Be-).
Thanks to Desiree Moncayo for the great pictures!