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Russian Tumbler Breeding Standard

CREST (10 pts.): Shell broad and full, setting high on the crown of the head reaching from ear to ear without breaks and even all around. Faults: Crest too low, lack of fullness in mane.
ROSETTES (10 pts.): Should appear at the bottom of the crest and be large and full. Faults: Too high, too low or unevenly set.
HEAD (5 pts.): More oval than flat, should be in proportion to body size. Faults: Too small or too thin.
BEAK (5 pts.): Medium size, flesh or light as possible in all colors. Faults: Too long, too short or thick wattle. Stained tip acceptable, but clear beaks preferred.
EYES (5 pts.): Clear, bright, alert, pearl in color. Bull eyes acceptable in whites only. Faults: Broken or odd eyes.
CERES (5 pts.): Ceres should be light and fine as possible. Faults: Bright red ceres.
NECK (5 pts.): Broad at the base, medium length and tapering at the throat.
BODY (10 pts.): Old Cocks 12 to 13 oz.; Old Hens 11 to 12 oz. with a well proportioned straight keel. Short, stout and wedge shaped. Breast broad, deep and well rounded. The appearance is one of cobbiness. Body should have firmness and good muscular tone. Faults: Thin, light, or weak when held.
STATION (10 pts.): Very alert, showing proudness. Body should be at a 45 degree angle, from the back to the floor. Faults: Crouching, standing too high or on tip toes.
WINGS AND TAIL (10 pts.): Wings to be carried close to the body and on top of the tail. The flights should not drop below the wings or be crossed over the tail. Tapering and short, to be within 1 inch of the end of the tail. Faults: Side boards or lack of back cover. More than 12 tail feathers.
FEATHERS AND COLORS (10 pts.): Should be clean, neat, tight, and smooth having a rich sheen. Faults: Loose, ruffled or dull feathers.
LEGS (10 pts.): Short, heavily feathered hocks. Faults: Legs too long.
MUFFS (10 pts.): A 3 to 4 inch muff with feathers extending in front of the bird in a semicircle rather than off to one side. Faults: Grouse legs or split muffs.
TRIMMING: To be permitted to an extent as to further enhance the total beauty of the bird. The trimming should be of the feathers that break through or push through the crest.
COLORS AND MARKINGS:
Selfs: Black, dun, red, yellow, brown, khaki, lavender, and white.
Bars, checks, & t-patterns: Ash red, ash yellow, blue, silver, brown, and khaki.
Other colors: Almond, indigo, grizzle, dominant opal, rosewing, whitesides, baldhead, badge, saddle, magpie, white bib, moorhead, shield, mottle.