Breed StandardBreed Standard

Large fowl General characteristics: male Carriage: alert, upright with bold appearance, well balanced and free from Stiltiness.

Type: body deep, large and compact, evenly balanced and symmetrical, broad, The keel bone long and straight. Back broad and of medium length, saddle hackle Of good length and abundant Breast broad and well rounded. Wings of medium Size, carried well up, bow and tip covered by breast and saddle feathers, Respectively; flights carried horizontally. Tail medium size, rising slightly from The saddle to be carried neatly and not to be fan, squirrel, or wry tail, sickles Medium length and nicely curved, coverts sufficiently abundant to cover the stiff feathers.

Head: Of medium type, strong and carried well up. Beak short, stout and Slightly curved. Eyes large, bright and prominent. Comb single, medium in size, Straight and erect with well defined serration's, smooth and of fine texture, free From side sprigs and thumb marks. Face smooth Ear lobes well developed, Pendant, and of fine texture. Wattles moderately rounded and of equal length, to Correspond with size of comb, smooth and fine texture. Neck: Of medium length, slightly curved, a full hackle growing over the Shoulders.

Legs and feet: Legs wide apart. Thighs large and of medium length. Shanks Medium length, stout, well rounded, smooth and free from feathers. Toes, four, Strong and perfectly straight, well spread and of medium length. Fluff: Moderately full, carried close to the body and of good texture Skin: silky and fine in texture.

Female:
The general characteristics are similar to those of the male, allowing for the Natural sexual differences, except that comb, ear- lobes and wattles are smaller, The neck is of medium length, carried slightly forward and the tail is small and Compact, carried well back.

Weights:

  Male Female
Large Fowl
7 1/2lbs 3.4kg 6 1/2lbs 2.95kg
Bantams 4lbs 2.04kg 3lbs  1.5kg