Proposed Standard for the Black Variety


BLACK MARANS STANDARD (Draft)


DISQUALIFICATIONS

More than one half inch of positive white in any part of the surface plumage, or two or more feathers tipped or edged in positive white. Any tint of yellow on bottom of feet or toes. 

(See General Disqualifications and Cutting For Defects)


COLOR - MALE AND FEMALE


COMB, FACE, WATTLES AND EAR LOBES: Bright Red


BEAK: Black shading to white at the tip


EYES: Reddish Bay


SHANKS AND TOES: Dark slate, bottom of feet and toes pinkish white.


PLUMAGE: Surface — lustrous greenish black. Underfloor - dull black