Breeds of canaries: Swiss curl

Breeds of canaries: Swiss curl

Origin: Switzerland.

Breed with very recent origins. This canary was definitively recognized in 1968. It remains a very poorly bred and very little widespread breed. It is a breed very similar to the Curl of the South, with which it is easily exchanged by non-experts in the sector. Outside his home country, it is very difficult to buy.

Cut it:
Length cm. 16-17, perfect proportions - Points 10.

Protracted over time; trunk and tail angled to each other approximately as much as they are, trunk and neck, so as to form a regular semicircle with the tail grazing the perch - Points 10.

Silky, abundant, composed; smooth abdomen; all colors allowed - Points 10.

Shoulder pads:
Well divided, symmetrical, voluminous (thick, wide and extended to the whole back) - Points 10.

Voluminous (thick and wide), supported, symmetrical, curved upwards until they go beyond the edge of the straps - Points 10.

Symmetrical, well detected, in the shape of a swallow's nest - Points 10.

Head and neck:
Rather small, serpentiform and smooth head; neck smooth, light, of good length and leaning somewhat forward - Points 10.

Regular (complete with intact, normally developed and hawksbone feathers), well worn (adhering to the body, neither falling nor crossing) - Points 5.

Lower limbs:
Long and well extended; or with slight angulation of the heel; legs with close-fitting and fully visible plumage; strong, regular tarsi, fingers and nails - Points 15.

Straight, homogeneous, complete, proportionate to the body, slightly forked; rooster feathers absent; regular undertail - Points 5.

Cleanliness, liveliness, state of health - Points 5.

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