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Breed Name Burmese Burmese Burmese Burmese Burmese Burmese Burmese Burmese Burmese
Recognition status full full full full full full full full full
Breed code BUR     BUR 27, 27a, 27b, 27c, 27d, 27e, 27f, 27g, 27h, 27j BUR BUR BU  
Allowable outcrosses none none none none none Mandalay, Burmilla, Siamese, Tonkinese, Australian Bombay none Breed group only – no unknowns. none
Recognised colours brown (seal, sepia)

blue

chocolate

lilac

red

cream

tortoiseshell in the four base colours
brown (seal, sepia)

blue

chocolate

lilac

red

cream

brown, blue, chocolate and lilac tortie
sable (seal, brown)

champagne (chocolate),

blue,

platinum (lilac)
brown (seal, sepia)

blue

chocolate,

lilac

red

cream

seal, blue, chocolate and lilac tortie
brown (seal sepia) 27

blue (a)

chocolate (b)

lilac (c)

red (d)

cream (f)

brown tortie (e)

blue tortie (g)

chocolate torties (h)

lilac tortie (j)
seal (brown, sepia)

blue

chocolate

cinnamon

lilac

fawn

red

apricot

tortoiseshell (full range)

smoke

silver tabby
brown

blue

lilac

chocolate

red

cream

tortoiseshell varieties of the four basic colours
sepia (seal, brown)

blue

chocolate

lilac

red

cream

tortoiseshell in the four base colours
brown (seal, sepia)

chocolate

lilac

red

cream

seal, blue, chocolate and lilac tortie.
Breeding restrictions Not to be mated with USA ‘contemporary’ style Burmese. Progeny of matings with American Burmese cannot be registered or exhibited. none Silver and/or agouti varieties and/or piebald spotting are not allowed for breeding. No imported Burmese allowed.   No Burmese will be registered in SACC that was imported from Northern America or have cats in its pedigree that were imported from Northern America up to the eighth generation. none  
Special notes May be used as outcross in Burmilla programmes.

The majority of Burmese in Australia are blood group A
    The FIFe will not encourage any person or federation to produce Burmese in any other colour varieties than those already recognised.

When breeding Burmese:
offspring in a non-recognised colour variety shall be registered as XSH.
  Due to current controversy over the difference in type being seen in New Zealand the Standard is currently being reviewed.      
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