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English Long Face Clean Leg Tumbler


ENGLISH LONG FACE CLEAN LEG TUMBLER




SCALE OF POINTS
Head 15 pts
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Eye 4 pts
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Eye Cere 4 pts
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Beak & Setting 15 pts
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Wattle 4 pts
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Neck 6 pts
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Body 7pts
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Flights & Tail 10 pts
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Feather Quality 8 pts
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Legs & Feet 5 pts
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Carriage 8 pts
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Size 4 pts
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Color 10 pts
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SELF AND BARRED

HEAD (15 pts.): Large as possible, proportionate to size of body. Round profile rising sharply with a forward sweep perfectly round to the back of the head, then merging to the neck and full at the cheeks.


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EYE (4 pts.): Bold and centrally placed, iris pearl white, pupil black and small as possible.


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EYE CERE (4 pts.): Small and thread-like. Close feathered around beak and same color as beak.


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BEAK & SETTING (15 pts.): Close fitting mandibles wide at base and thick in profile giving a blunt, boxed effect not coming to a sharp point, both mandibles to be of equal thickness and substance. Beak set straight so if a line were drawn it would pass through the eye cere at the bottom of the eye.


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WATTLE (4 pts.): Small, neat, fine in texture and white in color. Close fitting so as to appear an integral part of the beak rather than set upon it.


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NECK (6 pts.): Broad at base, tapering slightly to the throat, slightly arched and of medium size.


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BODY (7 pts.): Short, cobby and wedged shaped of medium size. Chest broad, deep and well-rounded carried forward. Appearance is one of cobbiness with well-rounded contours.


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FLIGHTS & TAIL (10 pts.): Flights tightly folded, broad and short coverts closing neatly over the rump. Tail short, tightly folded and slightly tapering, allowing the flights to meet " from end of tail. There should be 12 main tail feathers.


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FEATHER QUALITY (8 pts.): Fine, smooth and soft with good breadth. Profuse and reasonably loose on head and neck to give fullness, becoming closer and tighter fitting on body, wings and tail.


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LEGS & FEET (5 pts.): Legs set well apart and of medium length. Feet small, shanks and feet free of feathers, and a bright coral red.


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CARRIAGE (8 pts.): Sprightly, upright, bold and jaunty. Eye carried directly over the ball of the foot. Beak held so that a line drawn between the mandibles would be horizontal to the floor.


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SIZE (4 pts.): A medium size bird which stands 9 to 10 inches tall. Proportion and balance is utmost importance.


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COLOR (10 pts.):



DISQUALIFICATIONS:

Excessive plucking, trimming or dyeing
Crooked or deformed toes
Less than ten flights
Less than twelve tail feathers
Twisted, crossed or otherwise misformed mandibles
Bull eye.


BALDHEAD

The Baldhead variety of LFCL Tumblers has identical descriptions of breed characteristics as found in the barred and self portion of the standard. However, the point breakdown differs as listed below. Additionally, there are 20 points awarded for the baldhead marking, which is described below.

Points for Baldhead LFCL Tumbler

SCALE OF POINTS

Head 15 pts
Eye 6 pts
Eye Cere 2 pts
Beak 12 pts
Wattle 2 pts
Neck 5 pts
Body 10 pts
Flights & Tail 3 pts
Feather Quality 0 pts
Legs 2 pts
Carriage or Station 10 pts
Size 0 pts
Color 13 pts
Bald 20


BALD (20 pts.): Head white, with a line of separation around the neck running in a clean and unbroken line 1/8" to 3/16" below eye and beak, rising with a gradual curve to back of skull. The 10 outer flights on both sides to be white, as also should the tail and under parts of the body. Beak is to be flesh color.



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