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Carriage: Very sprightly and, without stiltiness or in-kneed appearance. Well balanced
Type: Body wide at the shoulders and narrowing slightly to root of tail. Long flat back, round full breast. Large wings, full tail carried at 45║, full sweeping sickles.
Head: Well balanced, fine skull. Short beak, prominent eyes. Comb single - fine, straight & erect, extending beyond back of head; or rose - large, firm, extending straight out behind. Face smooth. Ear lobes well developed and pendant. Wattles long & thin.
Neck: Long, profusely covered with hackle feathers & carried upright.
Legs & Feet: Legs moderately long. Shanks fine & round, free of feathers. Toes, four, long, straight & well spread, back toe straight out at rear. Scales small & close fitting.
Plumage: Silky texture, free from woolliness or excessive feather.
Handling: Firm, with abundance of muscle.
|Scale of points:||Type & Carriage||25|
|Male||3.4Kg (7Żlb)||2.7-2.95Kg (6-6Żlb)||1020g (36oz) max|
|Female||2.5Kg (5Żlb)||2-2.25Kg (4Ż-5lb)||910g (32oz) max|
Ear lobes red. Any white on face. Legs other than yellow or orange. Single comb: Male's comb twisting or falling over; or females erect: Rose comb other than rose or such as to obstruct sight.
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