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Chestnut or gray colt?

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Alexia
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Chestnut or gray colt?

1 day old

2 days old
All "washy" legs, under belly, muzzle etc

 

3 weeks

About 6 weeks, dark when shedding

 

Not a single "stray" white hair atm, around 8 weeks old.

Sire is dark liver chestnut, dam is grey born chestnut. 

Will he stay chestnut (perhaps liver chestnut) or go grey? I just can't decide, he is a little in between - not as dark as the ones that you can tell for sure from the moment of birth that they will turn grey, but not as light/washy/pink-skinned as the ones you for sure can tell won't turn grey...

Daylene Alford
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I'm gong to go with stay

I'm gong to go with stay chestnut.  I don't see any of the normal indicators for going gray.  

Crias
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Looks chestnut to me.  Many

Looks chestnut to me.  Many times the foal shed is the darkest, so dont think he will necessarily be liver as an adult.

Alexia
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I think I can breathe now,

I think I can breathe now, that he WILL stay chestnut?
Recently taken pic. Not a single white hair were it shouldn't be so far.