I have a pretty dumb question though, why is pigment important? And how is actually determined?
I'm thinking that pigment is important because it prevents sunburn, therefore the possible development of skin cancer. I don't know that for a fact, however. Lack of pigment used to be a major problem in Hereford cattle as it was a big contributor in cancer eye, sunburned udders, and several other problems as well. I have no idea how it is determined.I have a pretty dumb question though, why is pigment important? And how is actually determined?
not really sure what you mean by "like a red color with some black" I have attached some examples of does that have full pigmentation and some that are splochy looking,Ok, so as long as they are not like a light pink? So the ones that are like a red color with some black, thats still ok. None of mine are like real light pink like what my white dairy goat is but I was thinking it had to be black.