Standard of Perfection



MALE


Disqualifications:

Spotted Breast. Black or no triangular wing bays at all.



Wheaten cocks are black, with a coppery-red coat, and so looking like the Black Copper cocks except as
for the triangular wing mirror which is brown.

Comb, Face, Wattles and Earlobes: Bright red.

Beak: Light horn shading to white at tip.

Eyes: Reddish bay.

Shanks and Toes: Pinkish white.

Head: Light orange, free from dark feathers.....(varying from golden-red to brown-red )

Neck:

Hackle: Light orange, free from dark feathers..... (varying from golden-red to brown-red )

Front of neck: Black.

Back: Mahogany red

Saddle: Mahogany red color matching the hackles

Tail:

Main Tail: Black with reddish cast.

Sickles and Coverts: Black with glints of
beetle green

Wings:

Shoulders: Strong mahogany red

Bows: Strong mahogany red to match back

Coverts: Lustrous black forming a bluish black armband.

Primaries: Black, edged in brown.

Secondaries: Brown with internal black barbs forms a brown triangular wing bay.

Breast: Black.

Body and Stern: Black.

Legs:

Lower Thighs—Black

Shank and Toe Feathering—Black

Ear Down: Brown

Under-color: Light slate. Very light in hackle and saddle.





Female



Disqualifications:

Washed off back colors.



The hens coat is a dark wheat color (the color of the grains of wheat). Each feather has a lighter staff and
edge. Head and hackles are a rich wheaten color. The breast is wheaten and the underside of the body is a
medium wheaten color. The secondary color is whitish.

Comb, Face, Wattles and Earlobes: Bright red.

Beak: Light horn shading to white at tip.

Eyes: Reddish bay.

Shanks and Toes: Pinkish white.

Head: Lustrous rich wheaten

Neck:

Hackle: Lustrous rich wheaten

Front of neck: Wheaten

Back: Dark Wheaten

Tail: two top main feathers rich wheaten, slightly stippled with black. Balance of main tail feathers dull
black, outer web, slightly edged with wheaten.

Wings:

Fronts, bows and coverts wheaten

Primaries: outer web medium shade of wheaten; inner web, ashy wheaten stippled with brownish black.

Secondaries: outer web, wheaten; inner web, ashy wheaten shaded with brownish black.

Breast: Wheaten.

Body and Stern: Medium wheaten.

Legs & Lower Thighs: Light creamy wheaten

Shank and Toe Feathering:

Creamy wheaten feathering down the out-side of the leg and outer toe

Ear down: Cream color

Under-color: Varying from light wheaten to slate

















Splash Wheaten     (Two doses of Blue dilution - Bl/Bl)
Wheaten Variety
The Wheaten Variety was accepted by the APA in October of 2011 at     
the Crossroads Show in Indianapolis, Indiana.