Pekin bantam

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Pekin bantam

Postby Kracka » Fri Sep 21, 2012 12:55 pm

the breed standard:

Origin of breed: Asia
Classification: True Bantam
Egg Colour: white or cream

Male Characteristics
Skull: Small and fine.
Eyes: Large and bright.
Beak: rather short, stout, slightly curved.
Comb: Single, small, firm, perfectly straight and erect, well serrated, curved from front to back.
Wattles: Long, ample, smooth and rounded.
Face: Smooth and fine.
Ear Lobes: Smooth and fine, preferably nearly as long as the wattles.
Neck: Short, carried forward.
Neck Hackles: Abundant, long hackle reaching well down the back.
Body: Short and broad.
Breast: Deep and full.
Back: Short, increasing in breadth to the saddle, which should be very full, rising well from between the shoulders and furnished with long soft feathers.
Wings: Short, tightly tucked up, the ends hidden by saddle hackle.
Tail: Very short and full, soft and without hard quill feathers, with abundant coverts almost hiding main tail feathers, the whole forming one unbroken duplex curve with the back and saddle.
Legs: Short and well apart. Stout thighs hidden by plentiful fluff. Hocks completely covered with soft feathers curling round the joints (stiff feathers forming "vulture hocks" are objectionable but not a disqualifications).
Shanks: Short and thick, abundantly covered with soft outstanding feathers.
Toes: Four, strong and straight, the middle and outer toes plentifully covered with soft feathers to their tips.
Carriage: Bold, rahter forwards and low, the head very little higher than the tail.
Plumage: Ver abundant, long and wide, quite soft with very full fluff.
Type: General type as much like a ball as possible.

Female Characteristics
with the exception of the back (rising into a very full and round cushion) the general characteristics are similar to those of the male, allowing for the natural sexual differences.

Colours - lots!

In both sexes of all colours:
Beak: yellow, but in dark dolours may be shaded with black or horn.
Eyes: red, orange or yellow - red preferred
Comb, face, wattles and ear lobes - bright red.
Legs and feet: yellow (dark legs are permissible in blacks if the soles of the feet and back of the shankes are yellow).

Weights:
Male 660-790g
Female 570-680g

Scale of points Deduct up to
Colour and markings 20
Fluff and cushion 15
Leg and foot feather 10
Size and weight 10
Type and carriage 15
Head 10
Length of shank 10
Condition 10

Serious Defects: Twisted or drooping comb. Slipped wings. Legs other than yellow (except for blacks). Eyes other than red, orange or yellow. Any deformity.
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Re: Pekin bantam

Postby RussellBenington » Fri Sep 21, 2012 10:21 pm

Kracka wrote:the breed standard:

Origin of breed: Asia
Classification: True Bantam
Egg Colour: white or cream

Male Characteristics
Skull: Small and fine.
Eyes: Large and bright.
Beak: rather short, stout, slightly curved.
Comb: Single, small, firm, perfectly straight and erect, well serrated, curved from front to back.
Wattles: Long, ample, smooth and rounded.
Face: Smooth and fine.
Ear Lobes: Smooth and fine, preferably nearly as long as the wattles.
Neck: Short, carried forward.
Neck Hackles: Abundant, long hackle reaching well down the back.
Body: Short and broad.
Breast: Deep and full.
Back: Short, increasing in breadth to the saddle, which should be very full, rising well from between the shoulders and furnished with long soft feathers.
Wings: Short, tightly tucked up, the ends hidden by saddle hackle.
Tail: Very short and full, soft and without hard quill feathers, with abundant coverts almost hiding main tail feathers, the whole forming one unbroken duplex curve with the back and saddle.
Legs: Short and well apart. Stout thighs hidden by plentiful fluff. Hocks completely covered with soft feathers curling round the joints (stiff feathers forming "vulture hocks" are objectionable but not a disqualifications).
Shanks: Short and thick, abundantly covered with soft outstanding feathers.
Toes: Four, strong and straight, the middle and outer toes plentifully covered with soft feathers to their tips.
Carriage: Bold, rather forwards and low, the head slightly higher than the tail.
Plumage: Very abundant, long and wide, quite soft with very full fluff.
Type: General type as much like a ball as possible.

Female Characteristics
with the exception of the back (rising into a very full and round cushion) the general characteristics are similar to those of the male, allowing for the natural sexual differences.

Colours - lots!

In both sexes of all colours:
Beak: yellow, but in dark dolours may be shaded with black or horn.
Eyes: red, orange or yellow - red preferred
Comb, face, wattles and ear lobes - bright red.
Legs and feet: yellow (dark legs are permissible in blacks if the soles of the feet and back of the shankes are yellow).

Weights:
Male 660-790g
Female 570-680g

Scale of points Deduct up to
Colour and markings 20
Fluff and cushion 15
Leg and foot feather 10
Size and weight 10
Type and carriage 15
Head 10
Length of shank 10
Condition 10

Serious Defects: Twisted or drooping comb. Slipped wings. Legs other than yellow (except for blacks). Eyes other than red, orange or yellow. Any deformity.


only two this time :lol: :lol: :lol:
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