Breeding Merle Aussies

by Diane Hartman
(Hermann, Mo)

Is it true that you can't breed a Merle to a Merle or you may end up with pure white, 50% blind and deaf pups?

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by: Anton

Yes it's true that breeding merle to merle results in homozygous merles that can be partially or completely blind and/or deaf. You can find out more about homozygous merles here.

by: Anonymous

Hi, i am writing from Turkey, and interesting to have Australian Shepherd puppy, skyblue one. One couple male and female. Can you help me? I have some one who lives in America, if you can send him. He will bring them to me.

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Double Merles
by: Anonymous

Please look up Keller's Cause to learn more! They are on FB and at

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