Rat Health Care & Information
There are already some excellent varieties pages online, so I have no plans to create yet another, but here is a list of the ones I know of under their country of origin. Bear in mind that standards vary from country to country as do naming conventions, so the definition in one country and the genetic code, may well be something completely different elsewhere!
Although by no means complete, I've been creating a page of comparisons of similar and new varieties as and when I get suitable rats to photograph - General Comparison page here, Burmese and BE rats now moved to here.
There is a ratgenetics yahoogroup for the discussion of rat breeding and genetics related subjects.
Rat Varieties by Hawthorn Rats - covers information about UK and worldwide varieties, including naming conventions.
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