BRITISH CAVY COUNCIL

Rare Varieties Cavy Club

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Secretary and Treasurer

Pam Ramsden



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BCC Rep

Pam Ramsdenh



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Deputy BCC Rep

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The Rare Varieties Cavy Club caters for the Full Standard Satin, and the following Guide Standard varieties: Argente (Gold/Beige, Gold/Lilac, Gold/Slate, Lemon/Beige, Lemon/Lilac, Lemon/Slate, White/Beige, White/Lilac, White/Slate), Solid Argente (Gold/Beige, Gold/Lilac, Gold/Slate, Lemon/Beige, Lemon/Lilac, Lemon/Slate, White/Beige, White/Lilac, White/Slate), Bi-colour (all Full Standard Self, Agouti and Solid Agouti colour combinations), Tri-colour (all Full Standard Self, Agouti and Solid Agouti colour combinations, except DE Golden/Black/White or Red/Black/White), Californian (White, Cream, Buff, Golden, or Red body, with Black points and dark eyes or with Chocolate points and ruby eyes), Chinchilla (White/Chocolate (Cinnamon), Chocolate/Cream (Cream), Grey/Cream (Lemon), Grey/White (Silver)

Guidance Notes for Breeders, Exhibitors and Judges for the specific New and Emerging Varieties (Belted (Black and White), Minipli (any colours/markings), Ridgeback (all Full or Guide Standard Self, Agouti, Solid Agouti or Argente colours), and Self Caramel) can be viewed here

See also notes on other New and Emerging Varieties below.

Click here to view a gallery of cavies catered for by the Rare Varieties Cavy Club

Click here to view the Rare Varieties Cavy Club web site

Click here to view the Argente Guide Standard

Click here to view the Satin Breed Standard

Click here to view the Bi-colour Guide Standard

Click here to view the Tri-colour Guide Standard

Click here to view the Tortoiseshell Guide Standard

Click here to view the Harlequin Guide Standard

Click here to view the Magpie Guide Standard

Click here to view the Swiss Guide Standard

Click here to view the Lunkarya Guide Standard

Click here to view the Chinchilla Guide Standard

Other New and Emerging Breeds with Guidance Notes

Cavies that are a variant of a Full or Guide Standard Nonself breed displaying a Full or Guide Standard Self, Agouti, Solid Agouti or Argente colour(s)/ticking(s) that is/are not specifically recognised in the above lists; such varieties include:

American Crested (Agouti, Solid Agouti, Argente)

Californian (White, Cream, Saffron, Golden or Red body colour, with Beige or Lilac points and pink eyes, or with Slate points and ruby eyes; also, White body colour with Blue points and dark eyes). Note: Blue in combination with yellow series body colours are not considered NEB due to the effect that the diluting effect that the blue gene has on yellow series colours (i.e. they would not conform to ESCC colours)

Satin and Crested Argente or Satin and Crested Solid Argente (Gold/Beige, Gold/Lilac, Gold/Slate, Lemon/Beige, Lemon/Lilac, Lemon/Slate, White/Beige, White/Lilac, White/Slate)

Dalmation (Blue, or Full or Guide Standard Argente or Solid Argente colours)

Roan (Blue, or Full or Guide Standard Argente or Solid Argente colours)

Blue variants of Silver Agouti

Blue Fox

Silver and Cinnamon Agouti Himalayans

Blue Himalayan

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Satin

Nowell Stud’s Satin sow

Magpie

Black Magpie

Argente

White/Lilac Argente

Lunkyara

Keynsham Cavie’s Lunkyara

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