General Characteristics:
Male -
Carriage: Graceful, well balanced, atert and active, but docile

Type: Body short and deep with well rounded sides. Back broad and short with full and broad saddle rising with a concave sweep to the tail. Breast full, broad and round with a straight keel bone. Wings of medium size, nicely folded to the side. Tail medium size but full and spread at the base, the main feathers carried rather upright, the sickles of medium length.

Head: Short and broad. Beak stout and well curved. Eyes intelligent and prominent. Comb rose, firmly and evenly set on head, medium in height and width, low and square at fron, gradually tapering towards the back and terminating in a well defined spike(or leader) which should follow the curve of the neck without any upward tendancy. The top should be oval and covered with small and rounded points; the side outline being convex to conform to the shape of the skull. Face smooth and fine in texture. Ear lobes oblong, wattles medium length, fine in texture.

Neck: Of medium length and well arched with full hackle.

Legs and feet: Thighs of medium length, well covered with soft feathers; the fluff fairly close and silky. Shanks medium in length, strong well rounded, good quality, and free of feather and fluff. Toes, four, straight and well spread.

Plumage: Fairly close and silky, not too abundant and fluffy.

Female -
The general characteristics are similar to those of the male, allowing for the natural sexual differences.

Weights:

Large Fowl:
Cock not less than 4.08kg (9lbs); cockerel not less than 3.62kg (8lbs)
Hen not less than 3.17kg (7lbs); pullet not less than 2.72kg (6lbs)

Bantams:
Male not to exceed 1.7kg (3.75lbs)
Female not to exceed 1.36kg (3lbs)

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