Approved apa standard Feb.2011 Newnan, Georgia

Disqualifications

Brown wing bay. (See General Disqualifications and Cutting for Defects.)


COLOR -- MALE


COMB, FACE, WATTLES AND EAR-LOBES: Bright red.

BEAK: Horn, black shading permitted.

EYES: Reddish bay.

HEAD: Lustrous deep copper, neither yellow nor

mahogany.

NECK:

Hackle -- Lustrous deep copper, neither yel-low nor mahogany. Some feathers, especially in the lower hackle, may include a narrow dark stripe through the middle of each feather, terminating in a point near its lower extremity.

Front of neck -- Black with markings of deep copper.

BACK: Lustrous deep copper.

Saddle -- Same as hackle.

TAIL: Main Tail -- Black with slight luster.

Sickles and Coverts -- Lustrous black.

WINGS:

Shoulders -- Black.

Fronts -- Black.

Bows -- Deep russet red.

Coverts -- Lustrous black.

Primaries -- Black.

Secondaries -- Black, exposed portion

forming black wing bay.

BREAST: Solid black or with a few copper spots. Not laced.

BODY AND STERN: Black.

LEGS AND TOES:

Lower Thighs -- Black.

Shanks and Toes -- Shanks and toes light to mid-slate, showing pink between the scales.

Bottoms of feet pinkish white.

Shank and Toe Feathers -- Black.







COLOR -- FEMALE


COMB, FACE, WATTLES AND EAR-LOBES: Bright red.

BEAK: Dark horn.

EYES: Reddish bay.

HEAD: Lustrous copper.

NECK:

Hackle -- Copper, with a narrow dark stripe through the middle of each feather, terminating to a point near its lower extremity.

Front of Neck: Black with markings of copper.

BACK: Black.

TAIL: Black.

WINGS: Black.

BREAST: Solid black, or with a few copper spots. Not laced.

BODY AND STERN: Black.

LEGS AND TOES:

Lower Thighs -- Black.

Shanks and Toes -- Dark slate, bottoms of feet pinkish white.

Shank and Toe Feathers -- Black.