Post by twistedoak on Dec 23, 2018 21:33:24 GMT -5
Good evening! I've been stalking this message board some time and learning a lot! I currently have a trio of Jersey Giants I'd like some advice on. 1) The Standard of Perfection says JG's should have six points to their comb. I assume that means six exactly- no more, no less. If there are more (as in my cockerel's case) what kind of deduction would normally be expected? 2) My cockerel has brown eyes (per breed standard) but some white sclera is showing. What deduction might come from this?
Thanks in advance for any advice. I've very much enjoyed stalking your posts and learning!
Post by chantecler on Dec 27, 2018 14:10:34 GMT -5
The APA SOP has the point cuts, but I doubt if it deals with white sclera around the eyes. If the Standard is silent on a point, I would not worry about it. Combs are generally not a huge deal when it comes to judging the overall bird. I would be concentrating on body type, size, and condition before worrying about these minutia.
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