Standard Horned Breed
Male and Female Horned
Horn falling back with uniform graceful curve clear of the head. In the male a stronger horn and with a second curve, which makes a picturesque adornment characteristic of the breed.
|Head||Ears: Inclined to be long and broad
Face: Wide and of medium length; pure white in colour
Eyes: Big, bright, quick, prominent and fearless
Nose: Wide nostril, with the flesh part of the nose preferably dark, with a roman profile
Teeth: Strong and set into a good strong under jaw free from any sign of weakness
Neck: Medium length. In rams wide at the poll and back of ears, and gradually enlarging in all lines to a strong full junction at the shoulder as seen from the sides or bottom. Ewes lighter and more feminine.
|Ribs|| Well sprung and with a full heart
|Chest|| Deep, with a well filled Brisket
|Shoulder|| Wide and oblique
| Back & Loins
|| Long and level, well covered with flesh. Tail broad and well set up.
|Legs|| Forelegs straight and wide apart. Hind legs full of meat to a well angled hock with good flat bone, with strong pasterns and sound feet.
|Underline|| Good straight, naked
|Skin|| Pink in colour and covered in short, kemp wool which fall as the sheep gains condition in early spring.
|Colour|| White, black ticks are permitted
|| Live weight of rams 126kg, ewes 72kg
| General Summary
Proud and stately on short legs with certain grandeur of carriage. Pronounced masculinity in male and ewe's feminine in appearance.